Canonical Fixes Exploit in the Firefox Extension for Unity Integration

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http://news.softpedia.com – On December 13, Canonical published in a security notice details about a unity-firefox-extension vulnerability for its Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) operating system. According to Canonical, unity-firefox-extension (Firefox extension for Unity Integration) could have been made to expose sensitive information over the network. It was discovered that unity-firefox-extension bypassed the same origin policy checks in certain circumstances. If a user were tr... (read more) (General)