Debian DSA-2228-1 : iceweasel - several vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 53603


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


Several vulnerabilities have been found in Iceweasel, a web browser based on Firefox :

- CVE-2011-0069 CVE-2011-0070 CVE-2011-0072 CVE-2011-0074 CVE-2011-0075 CVE-2011-0077 CVE-2011-0078 CVE-2011-0080 CVE-2011-0081 'Scoobidiver', Ian Beer Bob Clary, Henri Sivonen, Marco Bonardo, Mats Palmgren, Jesse Ruderman, Aki Kelin and Martin Barbella discovered memory corruption bugs, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2011-0065 CVE-2011-0066 CVE-2011-0073 'regenrecht' discovered several dangling pointer vulnerabilities, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2011-0067 Paul Stone discovered that Java applets could steal information from the autocompletion history.

- CVE-2011-0071 Soroush Dalili discovered a directory traversal vulnerability in handling resource URIs.


Upgrade the iceweasel packages.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem will be fixed soon with updated packages of the xulrunner source package.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 3.5.16-7.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 53603

File Name: debian_DSA-2228.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/2/2011

Updated: 1/4/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.5


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/1/2011

Exploitable With

CANVAS (White_Phosphorus)

Core Impact

Metasploit (Mozilla Firefox "nsTreeRange" Dangling Pointer Vulnerability)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0065, CVE-2011-0066, CVE-2011-0067, CVE-2011-0069, CVE-2011-0070, CVE-2011-0071, CVE-2011-0072, CVE-2011-0073, CVE-2011-0074, CVE-2011-0075, CVE-2011-0077, CVE-2011-0078, CVE-2011-0080, CVE-2011-0081

DSA: 2228