USN-327-2: firefox regression

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-327-2

1st August, 2006

firefox regression

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 6.06 LTS

Details

USN-327-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in Firefox. Unfortunately the
new version introduced a regression in the handling of streamed media.
Embedded media which were linked with a scheme other than http:// did
not work any more. This update fixes this regression.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
firefox 1.5.dfsg+1.5.0.5-0ubuntu6.06.1

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

After a standard system upgrade you need to restart Firefox to effect
the necessary changes.

References

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=346167