Debian DSA-1956-1 : xulrunner - several vulnerabilities
High Nessus Plugin ID 44821
The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
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.
Upgrade the xulrunner packages. For the stable distribution (lenny), these problems have been fixed in version 188.8.131.52-1.