Debian: DSA-1707-1: New iceweasel packages fix several vulnerabilities

    Date15 Jan 2009
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    Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Iceweasel web browser, an unbranded version of the Firefox browser. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-1707-1                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                           Steffen Joeris
    January 15, 2009                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : iceweasel
    Vulnerability  : several vulnerabilities
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2008-5500 CVE-2008-5503 CVE-2008-5504 CVE-2008-5506 CVE-2008-5507 CVE-2008-5508 CVE-2008-5510 CVE-2008-5511 CVE-2008-5512 CVE-2008-5513
    
    Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Iceweasel web
    browser, an unbranded version of the Firefox browser. The Common
    Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
    
    CVE-2008-5500
    
       Jesse Ruderman  discovered that the layout engine is vulnerable to
       DoS attacks that might trigger memory corruption and an integer
       overflow. (MFSA 2008-60)
    
    CVE-2008-5503
    
       Boris Zbarsky discovered that an information disclosure attack could
       be performed via XBL bindings. (MFSA 2008-61)
    
    CVE-2008-5504
    
       It was discovered that attackers could run arbitrary JavaScript with
       chrome privileges via vectors related to the feed preview.
       (MFSA 2008-62)
    
    CVE-2008-5506
    
       Marius Schilder discovered that it is possible to obtain sensible
       data via a XMLHttpRequest. (MFSA 2008-64)
    
    CVE-2008-5507
    
       Chris Evans discovered that it is possible to obtain sensible data
       via a JavaScript URL. (MFSA 2008-65)
    
    CVE-2008-5508
    
       Chip Salzenberg discovered possible phishing attacks via URLs with
       leading whitespaces or control characters. (MFSA 2008-66)
    
    CVE-2008-5510
    
       Kojima Hajime and Jun Muto discovered that escaped null characters
       were ignored by the CSS parser and could lead to the bypass of
       protection mechanisms (MFSA 2008-67)
    
    CVE-2008-5511
    
       It was discovered that it is possible to perform cross-site scripting
       attacks via an XBL binding to an "unloaded document." (MFSA 2008-68)
    
    CVE-2008-5512
    
       It was discovered that it is possible to run arbitrary JavaScript
       with chrome privileges via unknown vectors. (MFSA 2008-68)
    
    CVE-2008-5513
    
       moz_bug_r_a4 discovered that the session-restore feature does not
       properly sanitise input leading to arbitrary injections. This issue
       could be used to perform an XSS attack or run arbitrary JavaScript
       with chrome privileges. (MFSA 2008-69)
    
    For the stable distribution (etch) these problems have been fixed in
    version 2.0.0.19-0etch1.
    
    For the testing distribution (lenny) and the unstable distribution (sid)
    these problems have been fixed in version 3.0.5-1. Please note iceweasel
    in Lenny links dynamically against xulrunner.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your iceweasel package.
    
    Upgrade instructions
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    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    
    If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
    sources.list as given below:
    
    apt-get update
            will update the internal database
    apt-get upgrade
            will install corrected packages
    
    You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
    footer to the proper configuration.
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias etch
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    Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.
    
    Source archives:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.19-0etch1.diff.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:   186830 9bf2b415ae6550f234fb4287f1ffc178
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.19.orig.tar.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum: 47265190 487603397f7f68e720088f5a9fff7568
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.19-0etch1.dsc
        Size/MD5 checksum:     1289 a84453d1fcc2392126ee0a86a5f876bc
    
    Architecture independent packages:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dom-inspector_2.0.0.19-0etch1_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   239862 2beb51f15a93ff0fbb52bf9ee2bf9262
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/firefox-gnome-support_2.0.0.19-0etch1_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    54674 7cc2d42685bfeb9f569c27fa81ebed6c
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/firefox-dom-inspector_2.0.0.19-0etch1_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    54706 16e2a91256b94fca61df51819750f7e9
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/mozilla-firefox_2.0.0.19-0etch1_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    55348 23c72591d917fdcd02d9cb404bdb69e6
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/firefox_2.0.0.19-0etch1_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    54822 d9c2d70c48526a6ca4a1f8e68351594d
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/mozilla-firefox-gnome-support_2.0.0.19-0etch1_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    54554 5b00fd2d4da794af564602b8b7a0b3d3
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/mozilla-firefox-dom-inspector_2.0.0.19-0etch1_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    54554 0cca6bf32447364088bc7e56aa19e86f
    
    alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.19-0etch1_alpha.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum: 51217632 a2b608d43acfc489dd7cc2643f2ee0dd
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.19-0etch1_alpha.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    90436 e68e1a34c49991ee33ea393bec5a57c4
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.19-0etch1_alpha.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum: 11589982 68aca123bcd86eecc9f1558774c24883
    
    amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.19-0etch1_amd64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum: 50215664 82c643c05f80127c7e9f2277d3dfffaa
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.19-0etch1_amd64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    88098 64cabf94ccd7d9c9b4e8b381af267ae6
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.19-0etch1_amd64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum: 10215628 90d907685372f725dc97e5acfc8cc432
    
    arm architecture (ARM)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.19-0etch1_arm.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    81772 efc524b4734c7cee83b0daf8ed8ea2cf
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.19-0etch1_arm.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  9264144 9289cb0bfcb3fc3434c168668a76e9c7
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.19-0etch1_arm.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum: 49303134 3c16bb32854e946e42106a82a080da05
    
    hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.19-0etch1_hppa.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum: 50588512 172ab29c5ec07664e23dbbf28398d629
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.19-0etch1_hppa.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum: 11121980 18aa56c1311a6f6f87b451a4ea7ce05a
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.19-0etch1_hppa.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    89966 b23137551797adaeb5fe54074db359c4
    
    i386 architecture (Intel ia32)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.19-0etch1_i386.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    82250 9741fc1cf64da52a1a63f71b4dc9dda1
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.19-0etch1_i386.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  9128396 99802e5988c010dc9d4cbb31df658e8d
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.19-0etch1_i386.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum: 49608400 315e2030a2eb2199e31310d8df1bcbae
    
    ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.19-0etch1_ia64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum: 50564776 3061c2cbb88f38b44bf02c69e1224416
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.19-0etch1_ia64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   100448 4785c7ceb4a7e4b8c38baabb490dac6e
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.19-0etch1_ia64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum: 14168992 5221b7d6f3e10229b8a8c6d63eedabe1
    
    mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.19-0etch1_mips.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum: 54013020 984b11ab87dcf807a07c3991c15aa9d4
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.19-0etch1_mips.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum: 11071524 9da549588b944ec2b5ad361fa7217c25
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.19-0etch1_mips.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    83390 370745389f99d8bc4f42f24febeaf6d0
    
    mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.19-0etch1_mipsel.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    83414 b7e92ca268149e5fe58539b820f5180e
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.19-0etch1_mipsel.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum: 52564564 38aa4d8ecfe74a61849b5cfcfa1f88c4
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.19-0etch1_mipsel.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum: 10769220 cf754cd9e5359608df250d1108950226
    
    powerpc architecture (PowerPC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.19-0etch1_powerpc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum: 52014042 5d81eed61cb8c881234da9694e14afba
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.19-0etch1_powerpc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  9946484 b54594ac22f61385df030ed6252437de
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.19-0etch1_powerpc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    83960 79fbeedf1eb4edf09f89d85155e9ec17
    
    s390 architecture (IBM S/390)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.19-0etch1_s390.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum: 50887766 98173828e5f028031f5ec0516aef756a
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.19-0etch1_s390.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum: 10370674 0e5f34597932031b191d51661a35b183
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.19-0etch1_s390.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    88368 90a01cb64baf1b646f0e68780b37fca1
    
    sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.19-0etch1_sparc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  9208238 e39539d8dd3011da585894a93e80b7dd
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.19-0etch1_sparc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    82142 c4c052611d01d175ea5590c50f9852c7
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.19-0etch1_sparc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum: 49223972 ccbc30d1113bdc8b26ebc4bf4fa08fe9
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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