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Debian: iceweasel fix several vulnerabilities DSA-1489-1

Date 10 Feb 2008
Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Iceweasel web browser, an unbranded version of the Firefox browser. Jesse Ruderman, Kai Engert, Martijn Wargers, Mats Palmgren and Paul Nickerson discovered crashes in the layout engine, which might allow the execution of arbitrary code.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1489-1                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
February 10, 2008           
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Package        : iceweasel
Vulnerability  : several
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2008-0412 CVE-2008-0413 CVE-2008-0414 CVE-2008-0415 CVE-2008-0416 CVE-2008-0417 CVE-2008-0418 CVE-2008-0419 CVE-2008-0591 CVE-2008-0592 CVE-2008-0593 CVE-2008-0594

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:


    Jesse Ruderman, Kai Engert, Martijn Wargers, Mats Palmgren and Paul
    Nickerson discovered crashes in the layout engine, which might allow
    the execution of arbitrary code.


    Carsten Book, Wesley Garland, Igor Bukanov, "moz_bug_r_a4", "shutdown",
    Philip Taylor and "tgirmann" discovered crashes in the Javascript
    engine, which might allow the execution of arbitrary code.


    "hong" and Gregory Fleisher discovered that file input focus
    vulnerabilities in the file upload control could allow information
    disclosure of local files.


    "moz_bug_r_a4" and Boris Zbarsky discovered discovered several
    vulnerabilities in Javascript handling, which could allow
    privilege escalation.


    Justin Dolske discovered that the password storage machanism could
    be abused by malicious web sites to corrupt existing saved passwords.


    Gerry Eisenhaur and "moz_bug_r_a4" discovered that a directory
    traversal vulnerability in chrome: URI handling could lead to
    information disclosure.


    David Bloom discovered a race condition in the image handling of
    designMode elements, which can lead to information disclosure or
    potentially the execution of arbitrary code.


    Michal Zalewski discovered that timers protecting security-sensitive
    dialogs (which disable dialog elements until a timeout is reached)
    could be bypassed by window focus changes through Javascript.


    It was discovered that malformed content declarations of saved
    attachments could prevent a user in the opening local files
    with a ".txt" file name, resulting in minor denial of service.


    Martin Straka discovered that insecure stylesheet handling during
    redirects could lead to information disclosure.


    Emil Ljungdahl and Lars-Olof Moilanen discovered that phishing
    protections could be bypassed with 
elements. For the stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in version The Mozilla products from the old stable distribution (sarge) are no longer supported with security updates. We recommend that you upgrade your iceweasel packages. Upgrade instructions - -------------------- 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 4.0 (stable) - ------------------- Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc. Source archives: Size/MD5 checksum: 43522779 34cb9e2038afa635dac9319a0f113be8 Size/MD5 checksum: 1289 568c8d5661721888aa75724f4ec76cf9 Size/MD5 checksum: 186174 96e7907d265cdf00b81785db4e2ab6c4 Architecture independent packages: Size/MD5 checksum: 54290 97f40d39e73fba4b90c79a514ab89f18 Size/MD5 checksum: 54146 ef3dbcc83837bc5c86ecdb3295716e23 Size/MD5 checksum: 54026 91815e0777f6249b4ba95bbeb38cee0c Size/MD5 checksum: 54176 1b7640fa33604225b347b8fd368163a0 Size/MD5 checksum: 54816 97db059f2fc4f52bd4d2389f724e8378 Size/MD5 checksum: 54026 969ad8b6ed5b8b0dea8cd5d3414c1485 Size/MD5 checksum: 239356 4309e0a07163450b9d7ce65103b39b80 alpha architecture (DEC Alpha) Size/MD5 checksum: 90934 5e1bdb44f0484fd2111a1541276b99dd Size/MD5 checksum: 51062530 72e80dbe1969eae96b4d9ed57aa89122 Size/MD5 checksum: 11553820 0cea194c903903bb98b53cc349b89dbf amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64)) Size/MD5 checksum: 50060784 8639ed04300fac0705c47c27338fdfbb Size/MD5 checksum: 87564 79c23f813fc543121275f4a974833c82 Size/MD5 checksum: 10182710 bb8bbff82040dc0c04e98ac477a5a691 hppa architecture (HP PA RISC) Size/MD5 checksum: 89302 2867a60e5385e94188bf66f38f992a29 Size/MD5 checksum: 11031094 f5926d349e00706a548fdb4f6c02dbac Size/MD5 checksum: 50426978 4228e87f68b21f2627069a320603263d i386 architecture (Intel ia32) Size/MD5 checksum: 9096292 1c535164988178a3d6b889f9d44f31e8 Size/MD5 checksum: 81706 a7ca2818a1d14730077724e3acaf615f Size/MD5 checksum: 49451404 3525c3b01dd1142815513cc0d390493f ia64 architecture (Intel ia64) Size/MD5 checksum: 14120046 8d6c6253c001988251523976eee216a1 Size/MD5 checksum: 99914 3a4bd7bd5ab87d20bbf5a962411ae4fa Size/MD5 checksum: 50400330 dfa48b54a479b7f305c899bc3f395f92 mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian)) Size/MD5 checksum: 53844792 613a7bc03c43510bcb09e09d33bce694 Size/MD5 checksum: 82810 e673433c89d7a74e95b86ed1a264fa5b Size/MD5 checksum: 11038906 5f60ab9a24ad69a5b8c17ef69f31ef83 mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian)) Size/MD5 checksum: 82872 e9fcd10390f6241f8ddc9c996807afe0 Size/MD5 checksum: 10735706 dcc381a4d6a0d26a0d69afb0696955db Size/MD5 checksum: 52399756 ffa41f602d079d778355e5a4a7cbde18 powerpc architecture (PowerPC) Size/MD5 checksum: 9913630 75da2ef9f6915fc6961cc56755f6b8fb Size/MD5 checksum: 83434 0b65d7b061d42bfb5ae48c9fb2f65e05 Size/MD5 checksum: 51852988 59f76c278e30b86d7e3caaab603d774e s390 architecture (IBM S/390) Size/MD5 checksum: 87788 6cc1b69d90583e765b1f54bdd8ec88a4 Size/MD5 checksum: 10339140 dd605f3c893a9fd281ee68c940faaea7 Size/MD5 checksum: 50726238 fdc527fd80bb0383ea8ef02dca684f16 sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC) Size/MD5 checksum: 81548 f4e489f39594fda6a3a3498aea9bd986 Size/MD5 checksum: 9122208 28632988671ede31388d9caa46a5cfe9 Size/MD5 checksum: 49060394 1008a6ee3a9f8a3b6e46b766e62af10a These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on its next update. - --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For apt-get: deb stable/updates main For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main Mailing list: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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