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Debian: DSA-1956-1: New xulrunner packages fix several vulnerabilities

Date 16 Dec 2009
Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in Xulrunner, a runtime environment for XUL applications, such as the Iceweasel web browser. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1956-1                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
December 16, 2009           
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Package        : xulrunner
Vulnerability  : several
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2009-3986 CVE-2009-3985 CVE-2009-3984 CVE-2009-3983 CVE-2009-3981 CVE-2009-3979

Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in Xulrunner, a
runtime environment for XUL applications, such as the Iceweasel web
browser. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies
the following problems:


   David James discovered that the window.opener property allows Chrome
   privilege escalation.


   Jordi Chanel discovered a spoofing vulnerability of the URL location bar 
   using the document.location property.


   Jonathan Morgan discovered that the icon indicating a secure connection
   could be spoofed through the document.location property.


   Takehiro Takahashi discovered that the NTLM implementaion is vulnerable
   to reflection attacks.


   Jesse Ruderman discovered a crash in the layout engine, which might allow
   the execution of arbitrary code.


   Jesse Ruderman, Josh Soref, Martijn Wargers, Jose Angel and Olli Pettay
   discovered crashes in the layout engine, which might allow the execution
   of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (lenny), these problems have been fixed in 

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in

We recommend that you upgrade your xulrunner packages.

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 5.0 alias lenny
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Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:
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  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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