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Re: Firefox Exploit
From: Martin Pitt <martin.pitt () canonical com>
Date: Fri, 3 Nov 2006 08:18:04 +0100


koenig () d-e-k-a-d-e-n-t de [2006-11-02 16:43 -0000]:
On Kubuntu Linux the exploits does not just kill firefox
but freezes the whole system! Probably it will also freeze
other distros!

This very much sounds like the recent nvidia driver vulnerability [1].
We currently run extensive testing with the new driver (see [2]).
Please upgrade to it and check again.



[1] http://download2.rapid7.com/r7-0025/
[2] https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel/2006-November/022177.html

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