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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1160-2 (mozilla)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to mozilla announced via advisory DSA 1160-2. The latest security updates of Mozilla introduced a regression that led to a disfunctional attachment panel which warrants a correction to fix this issue. For reference please find below the original advisory text: Several security related problems have been discovered in Mozilla and derived products. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following vulnerabilities: CVE-2006-2779 Mozilla team members discovered several crashes during testing of the browser engine showing evidence of memory corruption which may also lead to the execution of arbitrary code. The last bit of this problem will be corrected with the next update. You can prevent any trouble by disabling Javascript. [MFSA-2006-32] CVE-2006-3805 The Javascript engine might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code. [MFSA-2006-50] CVE-2006-3806 Multiple integer overflows in the Javascript engine might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code. [MFSA-2006-50] CVE-2006-3807 Specially crafted Javascript allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code. [MFSA-2006-51] CVE-2006-3808 Remote AutoConfig (PAC) servers could execute code with elevated privileges via a specially crafted PAC script. [MFSA-2006-52] CVE-2006-3809 Scripts with the UniversalBrowserRead privilege could gain UniversalXPConnect privileges and possibly execute code or obtain sensitive data. [MFSA-2006-53] CVE-2006-3810 A cross-site scripting vulnerability allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML. [MFSA-2006-54]

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in version 1.7.8-1sarge7.2.2. For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems won't be fixed since its end of lifetime has been reached and the package will soon be removed. We recommend that you upgrade your mozilla package. https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201160-2

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