USN-717-3: Firefox vulnerabilities
11 February 2009
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
Kojima Hajime discovered that Firefox did not properly handle an escaped null character. An attacker may be able to exploit this flaw to bypass script sanitization. (CVE-2008-5510)
Wladimir Palant discovered that Firefox did not restrict access to cookies in HTTP response headers. If a user were tricked into opening a malicious web page, a remote attacker could view sensitive information. (CVE-2009-0357)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
After a standard system upgrade you need to restart Firefox to effect the necessary changes.