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Debian: DSA-2296-1: iceweasel security update

Date 17 Aug 2011
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Iceweasel, a web browser based on Firefox. The included XULRunner library provides rendering services for several other applications included in Debian.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2296-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
August 17, 2011                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : iceweasel
Vulnerability  : several
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2011-0084 CVE-2011-2378 CVE-2011-2981 CVE-2011-2982 
                 CVE-2011-2983 CVE-2011-2984 

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Iceweasel, a web browser
based on Firefox. The included XULRunner library provides rendering
services for several other applications included in Debian.

CVE-2011-0084

   "regenrecht" discovered that incorrect pointer handling in the SVG
   processing code could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

CVE-2011-2378

   "regenrecht" discovered that incorrect memory management in DOM
   processing could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

CVE-2011-2981

   "moz_bug_r_a_4" discovered a Chrome privilege escalation
   vulnerability in the event handler code.

CVE-2011-2982

   Gary Kwong, Igor Bukanov, Nils and Bob Clary discovered memory
   corruption bugs, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

CVE-2011-2983

   "shutdown" discovered an information leak in the handling of
   RegExp.input.

CVE-2011-2984

   "moz_bug_r_a4" discovered a Chrome privilege escalation vulnerability.


For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.9.0.19-13 of the xulrunner source package.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.5.16-9.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 6.0-1

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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