Debian Security Advisory DSA 1484-1 (xulrunner)

Published: 2008-02-15 22:29:21
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:


Technical Details:
Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in Xulrunner, a runtime environment for XUL applications. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems: CVE-2008-0412 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. CVE-2008-0413 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. CVE-2008-0414 hong and Gregory Fleisher discovered that file input focus vulnerabilities in the file upload control could allow information disclosure of local files. CVE-2008-0415 moz_bug_r_a4 and Boris Zbarsky discovered discovered several vulnerabilities in Javascript handling, which could allow privilege escalation. CVE-2008-0417 Justin Dolske discovered that the password storage machanism could be abused by malicious web sites to corrupt existing saved passwords. CVE-2008-0418 Gerry Eisenhaur and moz_bug_r_a4 discovered that a directory traversal vulnerability in chrome: URI handling could lead to information disclosure. CVE-2008-0419 David Bloom discovered a race condition in the image handling of designMode elements, which could lead to information disclosure or potentially the execution of arbitrary code. CVE-2008-0591 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. CVE-2008-0592 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. CVE-2008-0593 Martin Straka discovered that insecure stylesheet handling during redirects could lead to information disclosure. CVE-2008-0594 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 old stable distribution (sarge) doesn't contain xulrunner. We recommend that you upgrade your xulrunner Linux Distribution Packages.

The remote host is missing an update to xulrunner announced via advisory DSA 1484-1.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

CVSS Score
Debian Local Security Checks

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