Debian DSA-2268-1 : iceweasel - several vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 55488

Synopsis

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

Description

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

- CVE-2011-0083 / CVE-2011-2363 'regenrecht' discovered two use-after-frees in SVG processing, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2011-0085 'regenrecht' discovered a use-after-free in XUL processing, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2011-2362 David Chan discovered that cookies were insufficiently isolated.

- CVE-2011-2371 Chris Rohlf and Yan Ivnitskiy discovered an integer overflow in the JavaScript engine, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2011-2373 Martin Barbella discovered a use-after-free in XUL processing, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2011-2374 Bob Clary, Kevin Brosnan, Nils, Gary Kwong, Jesse Ruderman and Christian Biesinger discovered memory corruption bugs, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2011-2376 Luke Wagner and Gary Kwong discovered memory corruption bugs, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade the iceweasel packages.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 1.9.0.19-12 of the xulrunner source package.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 3.5.16-8.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2011-0083

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2011-2363

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2011-0085

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2011-2362

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2011-2371

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2011-2373

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2011-2374

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2011-2376

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2268

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 55488

File Name: debian_DSA-2268.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/5/2011

Updated: 1/4/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.7

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:H/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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/1/2011

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Metasploit (Mozilla Firefox Array.reduceRight() Integer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0083, CVE-2011-0085, CVE-2011-2362, CVE-2011-2363, CVE-2011-2365, CVE-2011-2371, CVE-2011-2373, CVE-2011-2374, CVE-2011-2376

BID: 48357, 48358, 48360, 48361, 48366, 48368, 48372, 48373, 48376

DSA: 2268