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Debian: New mozilla-firefox packages fix several

Date 22 Jul 2007
Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mozilla Firefox. It was discovered that an integer overflow in text/enhanced message parsing allows the execution of arbitrary code.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1336-1                    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                         Moritz Muehlenhoff
July 22nd, 2007               
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Package        : mozilla-firefox
Vulnerability  : several
Problem-Type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2007-1282 CVE-2007-0994 CVE-2007-0995 CVE-2007-0996 CVE-2007-0981 CVE-2007-0008 CVE-2007-0009 CVE-2007-0775 CVE-2007-0778 CVE-2007-0045 CVE-2006-6077

Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mozilla Firefox.

This will be the last security update of Mozilla-based products for
the oldstable (sarge) distribution of Debian. We recommend to upgrade
to stable (etch) as soon as possible.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following


    It was discovered that an integer overflow in text/enhanced message
    parsing allows the execution of arbitrary code.


    It was discovered that a regression in the Javascript engine allows
    the execution of Javascript with elevated privileges.


    It was discovered that incorrect parsing of invalid HTML characters
    allows the bypass of content filters.


    It was discovered that insecure child frame handling allows cross-site


    It was discovered that Firefox handles URI withs a null byte in the
    hostname insecurely.


    It was discovered that a buffer overflow in the NSS code allows the
    execution of arbitrary code.


    It was discovered that a buffer overflow in the NSS code allows the
    execution of arbitrary code.


    It was discovered that multiple programming errors in the layout engine
    allow the execution of arbitrary code.


    It was discovered that the page cache calculates hashes in an insecure


    It was discovered that the password manager allows the disclosure of

For the oldstable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.0.4-2sarge17. You should upgrade to etch as soon as possible.

The stable distribution (etch) isn't affected. These vulnerabilities have
been fixed prior to the release of Debian etch.

The unstable distribution (sid) no longer contains mozilla-firefox. Iceweasel
is already fixed.

Upgrade Instructions
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wget url
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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 3.1 alias sarge
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  These files will probably be moved into the oldstable distribution on
  its next update.

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