Debian Security Advisory DSA 1614-1 (iceweasel)

Published: 2008-08-15 13:52:52
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Recommendations:
https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201614-1

Technical Details:
Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Iceweasel web browser, an unbranded version of the Firefox browser. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems: CVE-2008-2785 It was discovered that missing boundary checks on a reference counter for CSS objects can lead to the execution of arbitrary code. CVE-2008-2933 Billy Rios discovered that passing an URL containing a pipe symbol to Iceweasel can lead to Chrome privilege escalation. For the stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in version 2.0.0.16-0etch1. Updated Linux Distribution Packages for ia64, arm and mips are not yet available and will be released as soon as they have been built. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in xulrunner 1.9.0.1-1 and iceweasel 3.0.1-1. We recommend that you upgrade your iceweasel Linux Distribution Package.

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to iceweasel announced via advisory DSA 1614-1.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-2785
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-2933

Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3
Published
2008-08-15
Modified
2017-07-07
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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