Debian DSA-2341-1 : iceweasel - several vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 56759
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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-2011-3647 'moz_bug_r_a4' discovered a privilege escalation vulnerability in addon handling.

- CVE-2011-3648 Yosuke Hasegawa discovered that incorrect handling of Shift-JIS encodings could lead to cross-site scripting.

- CVE-2011-3650 Marc Schoenefeld discovered that profiling the JavaScript code could lead to memory corruption.

Solution

Upgrade the iceweasel packages.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 1.9.0.19-15 of the xulrunner source package.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 3.5.16-11.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2011-3647

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2011-3648

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2011-3650

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2341

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 56759

File Name: debian_DSA-2341.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/10/2011

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

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: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: 11/9/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3647, CVE-2011-3648, CVE-2011-3650

BID: 50589, 50593, 50595

DSA: 2341