[USN-1635-1] libunity-webapps vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Wed Nov 21 13:39:33 UTC 2012
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1635-1
November 21, 2012
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.10
libunity-webapps could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it
opened a malicious website.
- libunity-webapps: UnityWebapps library
It was discovered that libunity-webapps improperly handled certain hash
tables. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause libunity-webapps
to crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all
the necessary changes.
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