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Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu USN-811-1 (xulrunner-1.9)
The remote host is missing an update to xulrunner-1.9
announced via advisory USN-811-1.

Details follow:

Juan Pablo Lopez Yacubian discovered that Firefox did not properly display
invalid URLs. If a user were tricked into accessing a malicious website, an
attacker could exploit this to spoof the location bar, such as in a
phishing attack. Furthermore, if the malicious website had a valid SSL
certificate, Firefox would display the spoofed page as trusted.

The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:

Ubuntu 8.04 LTS:
firefox-3.0 3.0.13+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.8.04.1

Ubuntu 8.10:
abrowser 3.0.13+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.8.10.1
firefox-3.0 3.0.13+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.8.10.1

Ubuntu 9.04:
abrowser 3.0.13+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.9.04.1
firefox-3.0 3.0.13+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.9.04.1

After a standard system upgrade you need to restart Firefox and any
applications that use xulrunner, such as Epiphany, to effect the necessary

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-2654
BugTraq ID: 35803
Bugtraq: 20090724 URL spoofing bug involving Firefox's error pages and document.write (Google Search)
Bugtraq: 20090727 Re: URL spoofing bug involving Firefox's error pages and document.write (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-1873 (Google Search)
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