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Unity Firefox Extension Security Exploit Fixed for Ubuntu 12.10

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http://news.softpedia.com – On November 22, Canonical published details about Python Keyring vulnerabilities for its Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal), operating systems. According to Canonical, the Unity Firefox Extension could have been made to crash or run programs as users login, if it opened a malicious website. It was discovered that the Unity Firefox Extension incorrectly handled certain callbacks. A remote attacker could have used this exploit to cause the Unity Firefox Extension to crash,... (read more) (General)