[USN-1639-1] unity-firefox-extension vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Thu Nov 22 18:15:50 UTC 2012
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1639-1
November 22, 2012
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.10
unity-firefox-extension could be made to crash or run programs as your
login if it opened a malicious website.
- unity-firefox-extension: Firefox extension: Unity Integration
It was discovered that unity-firefox-extension incorrectly handled certain
callbacks. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause
unity-firefox-extension to crash, resulting in a denial of service, 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 Firefox to make all the
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