Debian DSA-1697-1 : iceape - several vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 35314

Synopsis

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

Description

Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in Iceape an unbranded version of the SeaMonkey internet suite. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems :

- CVE-2008-0016 Justin Schuh, Tom Cross and Peter Williams discovered a buffer overflow in the parser for UTF-8 URLs, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code. (MFSA 2008-37)

- CVE-2008-0304 It was discovered that a buffer overflow in MIME decoding can lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
(MFSA 2008-26)

- CVE-2008-2785 It was discovered that missing boundary checks on a reference counter for CSS objects can lead to the execution of arbitrary code. (MFSA 2008-34)

- CVE-2008-2798 Devon Hubbard, Jesse Ruderman and Martijn Wargers discovered crashes in the layout engine, which might allow the execution of arbitrary code. (MFSA 2008-21)

- CVE-2008-2799 Igor Bukanov, Jesse Ruderman and Gary Kwong discovered crashes in the JavaScript engine, which might allow the execution of arbitrary code. (MFSA 2008-21)

- CVE-2008-2800 'moz_bug_r_a4' discovered several cross-site scripting vulnerabilities. (MFSA 2008-22)

- CVE-2008-2801 Collin Jackson and Adam Barth discovered that JavaScript code could be executed in the context or signed JAR archives. (MFSA 2008-23)

- CVE-2008-2802 'moz_bug_r_a4' discovered that XUL documements can escalate privileges by accessing the pre-compiled 'fastload' file. (MFSA 2008-24)

- CVE-2008-2803 'moz_bug_r_a4' discovered that missing input sanitising in the mozIJSSubScriptLoader.loadSubScript() function could lead to the execution of arbitrary code. Iceape itself is not affected, but some addons are. (MFSA 2008-25)

- CVE-2008-2805 Claudio Santambrogio discovered that missing access validation in DOM parsing allows malicious websites to force the browser to upload local files to the server, which could lead to information disclosure. (MFSA 2008-27)

- CVE-2008-2807 Daniel Glazman discovered that a programming error in the code for parsing .properties files could lead to memory content being exposed to addons, which could lead to information disclosure. (MFSA 2008-29)

- CVE-2008-2808 Masahiro Yamada discovered that file URLs in directory listings were insufficiently escaped. (MFSA 2008-30)

- CVE-2008-2809 John G. Myers, Frank Benkstein and Nils Toedtmann discovered that alternate names on self-signed certificates were handled insufficiently, which could lead to spoofings of secure connections. (MFSA 2008-31)

- CVE-2008-2810 It was discovered that URL shortcut files could be used to bypass the same-origin restrictions. This issue does not affect current Iceape, but might occur with additional extensions installed. (MFSA 2008-32)

- CVE-2008-2811 Greg McManus discovered a crash in the block reflow code, which might allow the execution of arbitrary code.
(MFSA 2008-33)

- CVE-2008-2933 Billy Rios discovered that passing an URL containing a pipe symbol to Iceape can lead to Chrome privilege escalation. (MFSA 2008-35)

- CVE-2008-3835 'moz_bug_r_a4' discovered that the same-origin check in nsXMLDocument::OnChannelRedirect() could be bypassed.
(MFSA 2008-38)

- CVE-2008-3836 'moz_bug_r_a4' discovered that several vulnerabilities in feedWriter could lead to Chrome privilege escalation.
(MFSA 2008-39)

- CVE-2008-3837 Paul Nickerson discovered that an attacker could move windows during a mouse click, resulting in unwanted action triggered by drag-and-drop. (MFSA 2008-40)

- CVE-2008-4058 'moz_bug_r_a4' discovered a vulnerability which can result in Chrome privilege escalation through XPCNativeWrappers. (MFSA 2008-41)

- CVE-2008-4059 'moz_bug_r_a4' discovered a vulnerability which can result in Chrome privilege escalation through XPCNativeWrappers. (MFSA 2008-41)

- CVE-2008-4060 Olli Pettay and 'moz_bug_r_a4' discovered a Chrome privilege escalation vulnerability in XSLT handling.
(MFSA 2008-41)

- CVE-2008-4061 Jesse Ruderman discovered a crash in the layout engine, which might allow the execution of arbitrary code. (MFSA 2008-42)

- CVE-2008-4062 Igor Bukanov, Philip Taylor, Georgi Guninski and Antoine Labour discovered crashes in the JavaScript engine, which might allow the execution of arbitrary code. (MFSA 2008-42)

- CVE-2008-4065 Dave Reed discovered that some Unicode byte order marks are stripped from JavaScript code before execution, which can result in code being executed, which were otherwise part of a quoted string. (MFSA 2008-43)

- CVE-2008-4067 Boris Zbarsky discovered that resource: URLs allow directory traversal when using URL-encoded slashes.
(MFSA 2008-44)

- CVE-2008-4068 Georgi Guninski discovered that resource: URLs could bypass local access restrictions. (MFSA 2008-44)

- CVE-2008-4069 Billy Hoffman discovered that the XBM decoder could reveal uninitialised memory. (MFSA 2008-45)

- CVE-2008-4070 It was discovered that a buffer overflow could be triggered via a long header in a news article, which could lead to arbitrary code execution. (MFSA 2008-46)

- CVE-2008-5012 Georgi Guninski, Michal Zalewski and Chris Evan discovered that the canvas element could be used to bypass same-origin restrictions. (MFSA 2008-48)

- CVE-2008-5013 It was discovered that insufficient checks in the Flash plugin glue code could lead to arbitrary code execution.
(MFSA 2008-49)

- CVE-2008-5014 Jesse Ruderman discovered that a programming error in the window.__proto__.__proto__ object could lead to arbitrary code execution. (MFSA 2008-50)

- CVE-2008-5017 It was discovered that crashes in the layout engine could lead to arbitrary code execution. (MFSA 2008-52)

- CVE-2008-0017 Justin Schuh discovered that a buffer overflow in http-index-format parser could lead to arbitrary code execution. (MFSA 2008-54)

- CVE-2008-5021 It was discovered that a crash in the nsFrameManager might lead to the execution of arbitrary code. (MFSA 2008-55)

- CVE-2008-5022 'moz_bug_r_a4' discovered that the same-origin check in nsXMLHttpRequest::NotifyEventListeners() could be bypassed. (MFSA 2008-56)

- CVE-2008-5024 Chris Evans discovered that quote characters were improperly escaped in the default namespace of E4X documents. (MFSA 2008-58)

- CVE-2008-4582 Liu Die Yu discovered an information leak through local shortcut files. (MFSA 2008-59)

- CVE-2008-5500 Jesse Ruderman discovered that the layout engine is vulnerable to DoS attacks that might trigger memory corruption and an integer overflow. (MFSA 2008-60)

- CVE-2008-5503 Boris Zbarsky discovered that an information disclosure attack could be performed via XBL bindings. (MFSA 2008-61)

- CVE-2008-5506 Marius Schilder discovered that it is possible to obtain sensible data via a XMLHttpRequest. (MFSA 2008-64)

- CVE-2008-5507 Chris Evans discovered that it is possible to obtain sensible data via a JavaScript URL. (MFSA 2008-65)

- CVE-2008-5508 Chip Salzenberg discovered possible phishing attacks via URLs with leading whitespaces or control characters.
(MFSA 2008-66)

- CVE-2008-5511 It was discovered that it is possible to perform cross-site scripting attacks via an XBL binding to an 'unloaded document.' (MFSA 2008-68)

- CVE-2008-5512 It was discovered that it is possible to run arbitrary JavaScript with chrome privileges via unknown vectors.
(MFSA 2008-68)

Solution

Upgrade the iceape packages.

For the stable distribution (etch) these problems have been fixed in version 1.0.13~pre080614i-0etch1.

For the upcoming stable distribution (lenny) these problems will be fixed soon.

For the unstable (sid) distribution these problems have been fixed in version 1.1.14-1.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-0016

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-0304

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-2785

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-2798

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-2799

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-2800

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-2801

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-2802

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-2803

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-2805

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-2807

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-2808

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-2809

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-2810

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-2811

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-2933

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-3835

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-3836

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-3837

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-4058

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-4059

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-4060

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-4061

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-4062

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-4065

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-4067

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-4068

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-4069

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-4070

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-5012

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-5013

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-5014

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-5017

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-0017

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-5021

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-5022

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-5024

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-4582

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-5500

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-5503

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-5506

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-5507

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-5508

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-5511

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-5512

https://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1697

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 35314

File Name: debian_DSA-1697.nasl

Version: 1.27

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/01/08

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/01/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/02/29

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0016, CVE-2008-0017, CVE-2008-0304, CVE-2008-2785, 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, CVE-2008-2933, CVE-2008-3835, CVE-2008-3836, CVE-2008-3837, CVE-2008-4058, CVE-2008-4059, CVE-2008-4060, CVE-2008-4061, CVE-2008-4062, CVE-2008-4065, CVE-2008-4067, CVE-2008-4068, CVE-2008-4069, CVE-2008-4070, CVE-2008-4582, CVE-2008-5012, CVE-2008-5013, CVE-2008-5014, CVE-2008-5017, CVE-2008-5021, CVE-2008-5022, CVE-2008-5024, CVE-2008-5500, CVE-2008-5503, CVE-2008-5506, CVE-2008-5507, CVE-2008-5508, CVE-2008-5511, CVE-2008-5512

BID: 28012, 29802, 30038, 30242, 31346, 31397, 31411, 32281, 32882

DSA: 1697

CWE: 20, 22, 79, 94, 119, 189, 200, 264, 287, 399