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Debian: DSA-2200-1: iceweasel security update

Date 23 Mar 2011
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
This update for Iceweasel, a web browser based on Firefox, updates the certificate blacklist for several fraudulent HTTPS certificates. More details can be found in a blog posting by Jacob Appelbaum of the Tor project:
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2200-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
March 23, 2011                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : iceweasel
Vulnerability  : none in iceweasel
Problem type   : none in iceweasel
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : not available

This update for Iceweasel, a web browser based on Firefox, updates the
certificate blacklist for several fraudulent HTTPS certificates. More 
details can be found in a blog posting by Jacob Appelbaum of the Tor
project:

https://blog.torproject.org/category/tags/ssl-tls-ca-tor-certificates-torbrowser

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.9.0.19-9 of the xulrunner source package.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.5.16-6.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.5.18-1.

For the experimental distribution, this problem has been fixed in
version 4.0~rc2-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your iceweasel packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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