Debian DSA-1999-1 : xulrunner - several vulnerabilities
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 44863
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-2009-1571 Alin Rad Pop discovered that incorrect memory handling in the HTML parser could lead to the execution of arbitrary code. - CVE-2009-3988 Hidetake Jo discovered that the same-origin policy can be bypassed through window.dialogArguments. - CVE-2010-0159 Henri Sivonen, Boris Zbarsky, Zack Weinberg, Bob Clary, Martijn Wargers and Paul Nickerson reported crashes in layout engine, which might allow the execution of arbitrary code. - CVE-2010-0160 Orlando Barrera II discovered that incorrect memory handling in the implementation of the web worker API could lead to the execution of arbitrary code. - CVE-2010-0162 Georgi Guninski discovered that the same origin policy can be bypassed through specially crafted SVG documents.
Upgrade the xulrunner packages. For the stable distribution (lenny), these problems have been fixed in version 188.8.131.52-1.