Debian DSA-1337-1 : xulrunner - several vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 25780


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in Xulrunner, a runtime environment for XUL applications. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems :

- CVE-2007-3089 Ronen Zilberman and Michal Zalewski discovered that a timing race allows the injection of content into about:blank frames.

- CVE-2007-3656 Michal Zalewski discovered that same-origin policies for wyciwyg:// documents are insufficiently enforced.

- CVE-2007-3734 Bernd Mielke, Boris Zbarsky, David Baron, Daniel Veditz, Jesse Ruderman, Lukas Loehrer, Martijn Wargers, Mats Palmgren, Olli Pettay, Paul Nickerson and Vladimir Sukhoy discovered crashes in the layout engine, which might allow the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2007-3735 Asaf Romano, Jesse Ruderman and Igor Bukanov discovered crashes in the JavaScript engine, which might allow the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2007-3736 'moz_bug_r_a4' discovered that the addEventListener() and setTimeout() functions allow cross-site scripting.

- CVE-2007-3737 'moz_bug_r_a4' discovered that a programming error in event handling allows privilege escalation.

- CVE-2007-3738 'shutdown' and 'moz_bug_r_a4' discovered that the XPCNativeWrapper allows the execution of arbitrary code.

The oldstable distribution (sarge) doesn't include xulrunner.


Upgrade the xulrunner packages.

For the stable distribution (etch) these problems have been fixed in version A build for the mips architecture is not yet available, it will be provided later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 25780

File Name: debian_DSA-1337.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/07/27

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:xulrunner, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2007/07/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3089, CVE-2007-3285, CVE-2007-3656, CVE-2007-3734, CVE-2007-3735, CVE-2007-3736, CVE-2007-3737, CVE-2007-3738

DSA: 1337

CWE: 200, 264