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Debian Security Advisory DSA 2433-1 (iceweasel)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

10 years ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

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

Insight

Insight

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.

Solution

Solution

We recommend that you upgrade your iceweasel packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)