Debian DSA-2186-1 : iceweasel - several vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 52618
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Synopsis

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

Description

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Iceweasel, a web browser based on Firefox. The included XULRunner library provides rendering services for several other applications included in Debian.

- CVE-2010-1585 Roberto Suggi Liverani discovered that the sanitising performed by ParanoidFragmentSink was incomplete.

- CVE-2011-0051 Zach Hoffmann discovered that incorrect parsing of recursive eval() calls could lead to attackers forcing acceptance of a confirmation dialogue.

- CVE-2011-0053 Crashes in the layout engine may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2011-0054, CVE-2010-0056 Christian Holler discovered buffer overflows in the JavaScript engine, which could allow the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2011-0055 'regenrecht' and Igor Bukanov discovered a use-after-free error in the JSON-Implementation, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2011-0057 Daniel Kozlowski discovered that incorrect memory handling the web workers implementation could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2011-0059 Peleus Uhley discovered a cross-site request forgery risk in the plugin code.

Solution

Upgrade the iceweasel packages.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 1.9.0.19-8 of the xulrunner source package.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 3.5.16-5.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2010-1585

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2011-0051

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2011-0053

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2011-0054

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2010-0056

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2011-0055

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2011-0057

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2011-0059

https://packages.debian.org/source/squeeze/iceweasel

https://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2186

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 52618

File Name: debian_DSA-2186.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/11/2011

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: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceweasel, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/9/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1585, CVE-2011-0051, CVE-2011-0053, CVE-2011-0054, CVE-2011-0055, CVE-2011-0056, CVE-2011-0057, CVE-2011-0059

BID: 46643, 46645, 46648, 46650, 46652, 46661, 46663

DSA: 2186