Debian Security Advisory DSA 1956-1 (xulrunner)

Published: 2009-12-30 20:58:43
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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%201956-1

Technical Details:
Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in Xulrunner, a runtime environment for XUL applications, such as the Iceweasel web browser. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems: CVE-2009-3986: David James discovered that the window.opener property allows Chrome privilege escalation. CVE-2009-3985: Jordi Chanel discovered a spoofing vulnerability of the URL location bar using the document.location property. CVE-2009-3984: Jonathan Morgan discovered that the icon indicating a secure connection could be spoofed through the document.location property. CVE-2009-3983: Takehiro Takahashi discovered that the NTLM implementaion is vulnerable to reflection attacks. CVE-2009-3981: Jesse Ruderman discovered a crash in the layout engine, which might allow the execution of arbitrary code. CVE-2009-3979: Jesse Ruderman, Josh Soref, Martijn Wargers, Jose Angel and Olli Pettay discovered crashes in the layout engine, which might allow the execution of arbitrary code. For the stable distribution (lenny), these problems have been fixed in version 1.9.0.16-1. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 1.9.1.6-1. We recommend that you upgrade your xulrunner Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to xulrunner announced via advisory DSA 1956-1.

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-2009-3986
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-3985
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-3984
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-3983
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-3981
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-3979

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3

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