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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1463-2

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1463-2
Posted Jun 16, 2012
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 1463-2 - USN-1463-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Firefox. The Firefox update exposed a bug in Unity 2D which resulted in Firefox being unable to obtain pointer grabs in order to open popup menus. This update fixes the problem.

tags | advisory, vulnerability
systems | linux, ubuntu
MD5 | 137ab138b8151cbad2a6c54f8fbf18e7

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1463-2

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1463-2
June 15, 2012

unity-2d update
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 11.10
- Ubuntu 11.04

Summary:

Popup menus were not working in Firefox under Unity 2D.

Software Description:
- unity-2d: Unity interface for non-accelerated graphics cards

Details:

USN-1463-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Firefox. The Firefox update exposed a
bug in Unity 2D which resulted in Firefox being unable to obtain pointer
grabs in order to open popup menus. This update fixes the problem.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
unity-2d-panel 5.12.0-0ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 11.10:
unity-2d-panel 4.12.0-0ubuntu1.2

Ubuntu 11.04:
unity-2d-panel 3.8.4.1-0ubuntu1.1

After a standard system update you need to restart your Unity 2D session to
make all the necessary changes.

References:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1463-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1463-1
https://launchpad.net/bugs/1010466

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity-2d/5.12.0-0ubuntu1.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity-2d/4.12.0-0ubuntu1.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity-2d/3.8.4.1-0ubuntu1.1

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