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Ubuntu alert USN-1635-1 (libunity-webapps)

From:  Marc Deslauriers <>
Subject:  [USN-1635-1] libunity-webapps vulnerability
Date:  Wed, 21 Nov 2012 08:39:33 -0500
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========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1635-1 November 21, 2012 libunity-webapps vulnerability ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 12.10 Summary: libunity-webapps could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a malicious website. Software Description: - libunity-webapps: UnityWebapps library Details: 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. Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 12.10: libunity-webapps0 2.4.1-0ubuntu3.2 After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all the necessary changes. References: CVE-2012-4551 Package Information: -- ubuntu-security-announce mailing list Modify settings or unsubscribe at:

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