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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 200408-22
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  Severity: Normal
     Title: Mozilla, Firefox, Thunderbird, Galeon, Epiphany: New
            releases fix vulnerabilities
      Date: August 23, 2004
      Bugs: #57380, #59419
        ID: 200408-22

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Synopsis
=======
New releases of Mozilla, Epiphany, Galeon, Mozilla Thunderbird, and
Mozilla Firefox fix several vulnerabilities, including remote DoS and
buffer overflows.

Background
=========
Mozilla is a popular web browser that includes a mail and newsreader.
Galeon and Epiphany are both web browsers that use gecko, the Mozilla
rendering engine. Mozilla Firefox is the next-generation browser from
the Mozilla project that incorporates advanced features that are yet to
be incorporated into Mozilla. Mozilla Thunderbird is the
next-generation mail client from the Mozilla project.

Affected packages
================
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     Package                  /   Vulnerable   /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  mozilla                        < 1.7.2                   >= 1.7.2
  2  mozilla-firefox                < 0.9.3                   >= 0.9.3
  3  mozilla-thunderbird            < 0.7.3                   >= 0.7.3
  4  mozilla-bin                    < 1.7.2                   >= 1.7.2
  5  mozilla-firefox-bin            < 0.9.3                   >= 0.9.3
  6  mozilla-thunderbird-bin        < 0.7.3                   >= 0.7.3
  7  epiphany                     <  1.2.7-r1             >=  1.2.7-r1
  8  galeon                        < 1.3.17                  >= 1.3.17
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     8 affected packages on all of their supported architectures.
    -------------------------------------------------------------------

Description
==========
Mozilla, Galeon, Epiphany, Mozilla Firefox and Mozilla Thunderbird
contain the following vulnerabilities:

* All Mozilla tools use libpng for graphics. This library contains a
  buffer overflow which may lead to arbitrary code execution.

* If a user imports a forged Certificate Authority (CA) certificate,
  it may overwrite and corrupt the valid CA already installed on the
  machine.

Mozilla, Mozilla Firefox, and other gecko-based browsers also contain a
bug in their caching which may allow the SSL icon to remain visible,
even when  the site in question is an insecure site.

Impact
=====
Users of Mozilla, Mozilla Firefox, and other gecko-based browsers are
susceptible to SSL certificate spoofing, a Denial of Service against
legitimate SSL sites, crashes, and arbitrary code execution. Users of
Mozilla Thunderbird are susceptible to crashes and arbitrary code
execution via malicious e-mails.

Workaround
=========
There is no known workaround for most of these vulnerabilities. All
users are advised to upgrade to the latest available version.

Resolution
=========
All users should upgrade to the latest stable version:

    # emerge sync

    # emerge -pv your-version
    # emerge your-version

References
=========
  [ 1 ] CAN-2004-0763
          [ 2 ] CAN-2004-0758
          [ 3 ] CAN-2004-0597
          [ 4 ] CAN-2004-0598
          [ 5 ] CAN-2004-0599
        
Availability
===========
This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/200408-22

Concerns?
========
Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org/.

License
======
Copyright 2004 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0/
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Gentoo: GLSA-200408-22: Mozilla, Firefox, Thunderbird, Galeon, Epiphany: New releases fix vulnerabilities

New releases of Mozilla, Epiphany, Galeon, Mozilla Thunderbird, and Mozilla Firefox fix several vulnerabilities, including remote DoS and buffer overflows

Summary

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 200408-22
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Severity: Normal Title: Mozilla, Firefox, Thunderbird, Galeon, Epiphany: New releases fix vulnerabilities Date: August 23, 2004 Bugs: #57380, #59419 ID: 200408-22

Synopsis ======= New releases of Mozilla, Epiphany, Galeon, Mozilla Thunderbird, and Mozilla Firefox fix several vulnerabilities, including remote DoS and buffer overflows.
Background ========= Mozilla is a popular web browser that includes a mail and newsreader. Galeon and Epiphany are both web browsers that use gecko, the Mozilla rendering engine. Mozilla Firefox is the next-generation browser from the Mozilla project that incorporates advanced features that are yet to be incorporated into Mozilla. Mozilla Thunderbird is the next-generation mail client from the Mozilla project.
Affected packages ================ ------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 mozilla < 1.7.2 >= 1.7.2 2 mozilla-firefox < 0.9.3 >= 0.9.3 3 mozilla-thunderbird < 0.7.3 >= 0.7.3 4 mozilla-bin < 1.7.2 >= 1.7.2 5 mozilla-firefox-bin < 0.9.3 >= 0.9.3 6 mozilla-thunderbird-bin < 0.7.3 >= 0.7.3 7 epiphany < 1.2.7-r1 >= 1.2.7-r1 8 galeon < 1.3.17 >= 1.3.17 ------------------------------------------------------------------- 8 affected packages on all of their supported architectures. -------------------------------------------------------------------
========== Mozilla, Galeon, Epiphany, Mozilla Firefox and Mozilla Thunderbird contain the following vulnerabilities:
* All Mozilla tools use libpng for graphics. This library contains a buffer overflow which may lead to arbitrary code execution.
* If a user imports a forged Certificate Authority (CA) certificate, it may overwrite and corrupt the valid CA already installed on the machine.
Mozilla, Mozilla Firefox, and other gecko-based browsers also contain a bug in their caching which may allow the SSL icon to remain visible, even when the site in question is an insecure site.
Impact ===== Users of Mozilla, Mozilla Firefox, and other gecko-based browsers are susceptible to SSL certificate spoofing, a Denial of Service against legitimate SSL sites, crashes, and arbitrary code execution. Users of Mozilla Thunderbird are susceptible to crashes and arbitrary code execution via malicious e-mails.
Workaround ========= There is no known workaround for most of these vulnerabilities. All users are advised to upgrade to the latest available version.
Resolution ========= All users should upgrade to the latest stable version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv your-version # emerge your-version
References ========= [ 1 ] CAN-2004-0763 [ 2 ] CAN-2004-0758 [ 3 ] CAN-2004-0597 [ 4 ] CAN-2004-0598 [ 5 ] CAN-2004-0599
Availability =========== This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/200408-22
Concerns? ======== Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org/.
License ====== Copyright 2004 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text belongs to its owner(s).
The contents of this document are licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.
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