Debian DSA-2027-1 : xulrunner - several vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 45412

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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-2010-0174 Jesse Ruderman and Ehsan Akhgari discovered crashes in the layout engine, which might allow the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2010-0175 It was discovered that incorrect memory handling in the XUL event handler might allow the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2010-0176 It was discovered that incorrect memory handling in the XUL event handler might allow the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2010-0177 It was discovered that incorrect memory handling in the plugin code might allow the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2010-0178 Paul Stone discovered that forced drag-and-drop events could lead to Chrome privilege escalation.

- CVE-2010-0179 It was discovered that a programming error in the XMLHttpRequestSpy module could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade the xulrunner packages.

For the stable distribution (lenny), these problems have been fixed in version 1.9.0.19-1.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2010-0174

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2010-0175

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2010-0176

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2010-0177

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2010-0178

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2010-0179

https://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2027

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 45412

File Name: debian_DSA-2027.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/5/2010

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/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: 4/3/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0174, CVE-2010-0175, CVE-2010-0176, CVE-2010-0177, CVE-2010-0178, CVE-2010-0179

BID: 39124

DSA: 2027