Debian DSA-1956-1 : xulrunner - several vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 44821

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Synopsis

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

Description

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

- CVE-2009-3986 :
David James discovered that the window.opener property allows Chrome privilege escalation.

- CVE-2009-3985 :
Jordi Chanel discovered a spoofing vulnerability of the URL location bar using the document.location property.

- CVE-2009-3984 :
Jonathan Morgan discovered that the icon indicating a secure connection could be spoofed through the document.location property.

- CVE-2009-3983 :
Takehiro Takahashi discovered that the NTLM implementation is vulnerable to reflection attacks.

- CVE-2009-3981 :
Jesse Ruderman discovered a crash in the layout engine, which might allow the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2009-3979 :
Jesse Ruderman, Josh Soref, Martijn Wargers, Jose Angel and Olli Pettay discovered crashes in the layout engine, which might allow the execution of arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade the xulrunner packages.

For the stable distribution (lenny), these problems have been fixed in version 1.9.0.16-1.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2009-3986

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2009-3985

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2009-3984

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2009-3983

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2009-3981

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2009-3979

https://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1956

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 44821

File Name: debian_DSA-1956.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/24/2010

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/16/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3979, CVE-2009-3981, CVE-2009-3983, CVE-2009-3984, CVE-2009-3985, CVE-2009-3986

BID: 37361, 37363, 37365, 37366, 37367, 37370

DSA: 1956

CWE: 94