Debian DSA-2106-1 : xulrunner - several vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 49151



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


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

- CVE-2010-2760, CVE-2010-3167, CVE-2010-3168 Implementation errors in XUL processing allow the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2010-2763 An implementation error in the XPCSafeJSObjectWrapper wrapper allows the bypass of the same origin policy.

- CVE-2010-2765 An integer overflow in frame handling allows the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2010-2766 An implementation error in DOM handling allows the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2010-2767 Incorrect pointer handling in the plugin code allow the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2010-2768 Incorrect handling of an object tag may lead to the bypass of cross site scripting filters.

- CVE-2010-2769 Incorrect copy and paste handling could lead to cross site scripting.

- CVE-2010-3169 Crashes in the layout engine may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.


Upgrade the xulrunner packages.

For the stable distribution (lenny), these problems have been fixed in version

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 49151

File Name: debian_DSA-2106.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/9/2010

Updated: 1/4/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


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: 9/8/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2760, CVE-2010-2763, CVE-2010-2765, CVE-2010-2766, CVE-2010-2767, CVE-2010-2768, CVE-2010-2769, CVE-2010-3167, CVE-2010-3168, CVE-2010-3169

BID: 43045

DSA: 2106