Raptor Vulnerability Fixed in Ubuntu 12.04

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http://news.softpedia.com – On July 8, in a security notice, Canonical published details about a Raptor vulnerability in its Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) operating system. According to Canonical, the applications running Raptor could have been made to expose sensitive information or to run programs, as the users log in, if they opened a specially crafted file. It has been discovered that Raptor would unconditionally load XML external entities. An attacker could have obtained access to arb... (read more) (IT news)