Canonical Fixes Libproxy Exploit for Three Ubuntu OSes

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http://news.softpedia.com – On November 5, Canonical published details about MySQL vulnerabilities for its Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu 11.10, and Ubuntu 10.04 LTS operating systems. According to Canonical, libproxy could be made to crash or run programs, if it received specially crafted network traffic. It was discovered that libproxy incorrectly handled certain PAC files. A remote attacker could have used this issue to cause libproxy to crash or to possibly execute arbitrary code, exposing the tar... (read more) (General)