Debian DSA-1873-1 : xulrunner - programming error

medium Nessus Plugin ID 44738

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Synopsis

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

Description

Juan Pablo Lopez Yacubian discovered that incorrect handling of invalid URLs could be used for spoofing the location bar and the SSL certificate status of a web page.

Xulrunner is no longer supported for the old stable distribution (etch).

Solution

Upgrade the xulrunner packages.

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 1.9.0.13-0lenny1.

See Also

https://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1873

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 44738

File Name: debian_DSA-1873.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/24/2010

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:xulrunner, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0

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: 8/26/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2654

BID: 35803

DSA: 1873

CWE: 20