Debian DSA-2513-1 : iceape - several vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 60004

Synopsis

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

Description

Several vulnerabilities have been found in the Iceape internet suite, an unbranded version of SeaMonkey :

- CVE-2012-1948 Benoit Jacob, Jesse Ruderman, Christian Holler, and Bill McCloskey identified several memory safety problems that may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2012-1954 Abhishek Arya discovered a use-after-free problem in nsDocument::AdoptNode that may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2012-1967 'moz_bug_r_a4' discovered that in certain cases, javascript: URLs can be executed so that scripts can escape the JavaScript sandbox and run with elevated privileges. This can lead to arbitrary code execution.

Solution

Upgrade the iceape packages.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.11-14.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2012-1948

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2012-1954

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2012-1967

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2513

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 60004

File Name: debian_DSA-2513.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/07/18

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/07/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1948, CVE-2012-1954, CVE-2012-1967

DSA: 2513