Debian Security Advisory DSA 2433-1 (iceweasel)

Published: 2012-04-30 11:54:25
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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

Technical Details:
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Iceweasel, a web browser based on Firefox. The included XULRunner library provides rendering services for several other applications included in Debian. CVE-2012-0455 Soroush Dalili discovered that a cross-site scripting countermeasure related to Javascript URLs could be bypassed. CVE-2012-0456 Atte Kettunen discovered an out of bounds read in the SVG Filters, resulting in memory disclosure. CVE-2012-0458 Mariusz Mlynski discovered that privileges could be escalated through a Javascript URL as the home page. CVE-2012-0461 Bob Clary discovered memory corruption bugs, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code. For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 3.5.16-13. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 10.0.3esr-1. For the experimental distribution, this problem has been fixed in version 11.0-1.

Recommendations:
We recommend that you upgrade your iceweasel Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to iceweasel announced via advisory DSA 2433-1.

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-2012-0455
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-0456
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-0458
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-0461

References:

https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%202433-1

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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