Fedora 8 : Miro-1.2.3-2.fc8 / blam-1.8.3-16.fc8 / chmsee-1.0.0-2.31.fc8 / devhelp-0.16.1-8.fc8 / etc (2008-6127)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 33416

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Updated firefox packages that fix several security issues are now available for Fedora 8. This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Fedora Security Response Team. Multiple flaws were found in the processing of malformed JavaScript content. A web page containing such malicious content could cause Firefox to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the user running Firefox.
(CVE-2008-2801, CVE-2008-2802, CVE-2008-2803) Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. A web page containing malicious content could cause Firefox to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the user running Firefox. (CVE-2008-2798, CVE-2008-2799, CVE-2008-2811) Several flaws were found in the way malformed web content was displayed. A web page containing specially crafted content could potentially trick a Firefox user into surrendering sensitive information. (CVE-2008-2800) Two local file disclosure flaws were found in Firefox. A web page containing malicious content could cause Firefox to reveal the contents of a local file to a remote attacker. (CVE-2008-2805, CVE-2008-2810) A flaw was found in the way a malformed .properties file was processed by Firefox. A malicious extension could read uninitialized memory, possibly leaking sensitive data to the extension. (CVE-2008-2807) A flaw was found in the way Firefox escaped a listing of local file names. If a user could be tricked into listing a local directory containing malicious file names, arbitrary JavaScript could be run with the permissions of the user running Firefox. (CVE-2008-2808) A flaw was found in the way Firefox displayed information about self-signed certificates. It was possible for a self-signed certificate to contain multiple alternate name entries, which were not all displayed to the user, allowing them to mistakenly extend trust to an unknown site. (CVE-2008-2809) Updated packages update Mozilla Firefox to upstream version 2.0.0.15 to address these flaws:
http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known- vulnerabilities.html#firefox2.0.0.15 This update also contains blam, chmsee, devhelp, epiphany, epiphany-extensions, galeon, gnome-python2-extras, gnome-web- photo, gtkmozembedmm, kazehakase, liferea, Miro, openvrml, ruby-gnome2 and yelp packages rebuilt against new Firefox / Gecko libraries.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/projects/security/known-

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=452597

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=452598

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=452599

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=452600

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=452602

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=452604

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=452605

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=452709

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=452710

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=452711

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=452712

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=453007

http://www.nessus.org/u?d2460e57

http://www.nessus.org/u?d3b4c17f

http://www.nessus.org/u?3ff5cbb0

http://www.nessus.org/u?4d06816c

http://www.nessus.org/u?e60763df

http://www.nessus.org/u?fa203d27

http://www.nessus.org/u?18c78a76

http://www.nessus.org/u?624121d5

http://www.nessus.org/u?8769e8c5

http://www.nessus.org/u?379c4555

http://www.nessus.org/u?168014e0

http://www.nessus.org/u?7feff463

http://www.nessus.org/u?3e44ead7

http://www.nessus.org/u?f0dc44e2

http://www.nessus.org/u?4ee7d0be

http://www.nessus.org/u?2a6fefa4

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 33416

File Name: fedora_2008-6127.nasl

Version: 1.21

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/07/08

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:Miro, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:blam, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:chmsee, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:devhelp, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:epiphany, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:epiphany-extensions, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:firefox, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:galeon, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:gnome-python2-extras, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:gnome-web-photo, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:gtkmozembedmm, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kazehakase, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:liferea, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:openvrml, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:ruby-gnome2, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:yelp, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:8

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/07/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/07/07

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2798, CVE-2008-2799, CVE-2008-2800, CVE-2008-2801, CVE-2008-2802, CVE-2008-2803, CVE-2008-2805, CVE-2008-2807, CVE-2008-2808, CVE-2008-2809, CVE-2008-2810, CVE-2008-2811

BID: 30038

FEDORA: 2008-6127

CWE: 20, 79, 200, 264, 287, 399