This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS:
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
It was discovered that libwww-perl incorrectly filtered filenames suggested
by Content-Disposition headers. If a user were tricked into downloading a
file from a malicious site, a remote attacker could overwrite hidden files
in the user's directory.