Debian DSA-1873-1 : xulrunner - programming error

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 44738

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VPR Score: 4.5


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


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).


Upgrade the xulrunner packages.

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 44738

File Name: debian_DSA-1873.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/02/24

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.5

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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: 2009/08/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2654

BID: 35803

DSA: 1873

CWE: 20