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Debian: iceweasel fix several vulnerabilities DSA-1607-1

Date 11 Jul 2008
Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Devon Hubbard, Jesse Ruderman and Martijn Wargers discovered crashes in the layout engine, which might allow the execution of arbitrary code.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1607-1                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
July 11, 2008               
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Package        : iceweasel
Vulnerability  : several
Problem-Type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2008-2798 CVE-2008-2799 CVE-2008-2800 CVE-2008-2801 CVE-2008-2802 CVE-2008-2803 CVE-2008-2805 CVE-2008-2807 CVE-2008-2808 CVE-2008-2809 CVE-2008-2811

Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Iceweasel
webbrowser, an unbranded version of the Firefox browser. The Common 
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:


    Devon Hubbard, Jesse Ruderman and Martijn Wargers discovered
    crashes in the layout engine, which might allow the execution of
    arbitrary code.


    Igor Bukanov, Jesse Ruderman and Gary Kwong discovered crashes in
    the Javascript engine, which might allow the execution of arbitrary code.


    "moz_bug_r_a4" discovered several cross-site scripting vulnerabilities.


    Collin Jackson and Adam Barth discovered that Javascript code
    could be executed in the context or signed JAR archives.


    "moz_bug_r_a4" discovered that XUL documements can escalate
    privileges by accessing the pre-compiled "fastload" file.


    "moz_bug_r_a4" discovered that missing input sanitising in the
    mozIJSSubScriptLoader.loadSubScript() function could lead to the
    execution of arbitrary code. Iceweasel itself is not affected, but
    some addons are.


    Claudio Santambrogio discovered that missing access validation in
    DOM parsing allows malicious web sites to force the browser to
    upload local files to the server, which could lead to information


    Daniel Glazman discovered that a programming error in the code for
    parsing .properties files could lead to memory content being
    exposed to addons, which could lead to information disclosure.


    Masahiro Yamada discovered that file URLS in directory listings
    were insufficiently escaped.


    John G. Myers, Frank Benkstein and Nils Toedtmann discovered that
    alternate names on self-signed certificates were handled
    insufficiently, which could lead to spoofings secure connections.


    Greg McManus discovered discovered a crash in the block reflow
    code, which might allow the execution of arbitrary code.

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

Iceweasel from the unstable distribution (sid) links dynamically
against the xulrunner library.

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:
    Size/MD5 checksum: 47244449 4fb7fdf128d5c8ce5e880510e58f5cfa
    Size/MD5 checksum:     1289 f29a9bb4fd9f71d203de489050e1f5f5
    Size/MD5 checksum:   186551 355acbaea7631bbfa0a1013902a7c82a

Architecture independent packages:
    Size/MD5 checksum:    55052 f166a298b2e71f4e478c01dc99e9601f
    Size/MD5 checksum:   239592 281c8418a4d86ab976acf4fd65033606
    Size/MD5 checksum:    54520 283777c2a1be7e90d85e7f900c085f40
    Size/MD5 checksum:    54262 06e72fcbbe44c5d4125137786dfb8011
    Size/MD5 checksum:    54260 cb6f4ccf969394a3f5b650fb0f8de834
    Size/MD5 checksum:    54376 fe9ef4ef5de1b277d8a532aeaaaf5581
    Size/MD5 checksum:    54412 2728ff70a7e5051d7dc5bb424ca17a79

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))
    Size/MD5 checksum: 50156300 9ab61c77c9b1bb6af19448d2300b3277
    Size/MD5 checksum:    87772 a3c3f310edeba4b18dfbb8880c8d76f9
    Size/MD5 checksum: 10202026 6017a343bcee74e5922218b25b00a9d9

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)
    Size/MD5 checksum: 50526254 29a44a85fd87708cc9c1f8a4bb10f346
    Size/MD5 checksum: 11108034 8e9c155e5a4128bed37260c0ad7a0c1b
    Size/MD5 checksum:    89312 1a2507f73581e80103806bda8c673abd

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)
    Size/MD5 checksum: 49553216 2f70c9f1fb5306d9f937613b3cc84cda
    Size/MD5 checksum:    81902 34948a1ed1b8558e0804860914cd0c72
    Size/MD5 checksum:  9117184 f77fc0ad893338c987f206101facd9f0

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)
    Size/MD5 checksum: 14150826 de782a5715826236aacf2311f43ef949
    Size/MD5 checksum: 50499040 fe8b0f690dd078d0997b27ba36a0e510
    Size/MD5 checksum:   100112 ab756247dd84e77695ff6b4dfab96cd3

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))
    Size/MD5 checksum: 11058248 30d13ac857eddbbeeb6d19fc2a4f9b75
    Size/MD5 checksum:    83040 07fc599646c9d80e43fe84e4509d34b7
    Size/MD5 checksum: 53950398 74967273393c4b168c101eae383577ff

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))
    Size/MD5 checksum: 52499994 9c02fbe217402e9c00ef01fa103dc43d
    Size/MD5 checksum: 10759554 cd00c8429e986dc2399c60cd8c131b2a
    Size/MD5 checksum:    83054 66561cb487daf2a9df80c8c1722fcce1

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)
    Size/MD5 checksum:  9935232 0d405869b71246057614dc440c2c685c
    Size/MD5 checksum:    83630 46e7175e4b0e1bf27a5254c7bc332eaa
    Size/MD5 checksum: 51949586 589452bc8022d7947522d4e596f6388a

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)
    Size/MD5 checksum:    88034 a29c5e9842d6704818cce57a3cb53d1e
    Size/MD5 checksum: 50828486 9f956f6e6a3a40ea666dc3b9bb4888db
    Size/MD5 checksum: 10359442 86e9bac75060c34d0c42826e38b0e6ae

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)
    Size/MD5 checksum:    81748 6fc2cc53b1d64b48b24ab8b81c9027a4
    Size/MD5 checksum: 49164610 e334feea6dd3c72cc2a49af2b3e25e33
    Size/MD5 checksum:  9138482 2a301be276e18b5605454682b37ddefd

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

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