Mandriva Update for mozilla MDVSA-2011:111 (mozilla)

Published: 2011-06-24 14:46:35
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'mozilla' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Affected Versions:
mozilla on Mandriva Linux 2009.0, Mandriva Linux 2009.0/X86_64, Mandriva Linux 2010.1, Mandriva Linux 2010.1/X86_64, Mandriva Enterprise Server 5, Mandriva Enterprise Server 5/X86_64

Technical Details:
Security issues were identified and fixed in mozilla firefox and thunderbird: Security researcher regenrecht reported via TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative two instances of code which modifies SVG element lists failed to account for changes made to the list by user-supplied callbacks before accessing list elements. If a user-supplied callback deleted such an object, the element-modifying code could wind up accessing deleted memory and potentially executing attacker-controlled memory. regenrecht also reported via TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative that a XUL document could force the nsXULCommandDispatcher to remove all command updaters from the queue, including the one currently in use. This could result in the execution of deleted memory which an attacker could use to run arbitrary code on a victim's computer (CVE-2011-0083, CVE-2011-0085, CVE-2011-2363). Mozilla security researcher David Chan reported that cookies set for example.com. (note the trailing dot) and example.com were treated as interchangeable. This is a violation of same-origin conventions and could potentially lead to leakage of cookie data to the wrong party (CVE-2011-2362). Mozilla developers identified and fixed several memory safety bugs in the browser engine used in Firefox and other Mozilla-based products. Some of these bugs showed evidence of memory corruption under certain circumstances, and we presume that with enough effort at least some of these could be exploited to run arbitrary code (CVE-2011-2364, CVE-2011-2365, CVE-2011-2374, CVE-2011-2375, CVE-2011-2376). Security researchers Chris Rohlf and Yan Ivnitskiy of Matasano Security reported that when a JavaScript Array object had its length set to an extremely large value, the iteration of array elements that occurs when its reduceRight method was subsequently called could result in the execution of attacker controlled memory due to an invalid index value being used to access element properties (CVE-2011-2371). Security researcher Martin Barbella reported that under certain conditions, viewing a XUL document while JavaScript was disabled caused deleted memory to be accessed. This flaw could potentially be used by an attacker to crash a victim's browser and run arbitrary code on their computer (CVE-2011-2373). Security researcher Jordi Chancel reported a crash on multipart/x- ... Description truncated, please see the referenced URL(s) for more information.

Recommendations:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

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-2011-0083
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-0085
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-2363
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-2362
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-2364
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-2365
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-2374
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-2375
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-2376
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-2371
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-2373
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-2377

References:

http://lists.mandriva.com/security-announce/2011-06/msg00008.php

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2011-06-24
Modified
2018-11-16
Category
Mandrake Local Security Checks

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