Debian DSA-2716-1 : iceweasel - several vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 67101

Synopsis

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

Description

Multiple security issues have been found in Iceweasel, Debian's version of the Mozilla Firefox web browser: Multiple memory safety errors, use-after-free vulnerabilities, missing permission checks, incorrect memory handling and other implementation errors may lead to the execution of arbitrary code, privilege escalation, information disclosure or cross-site request forgery.

The Iceweasel version in the oldstable distribution (squeeze) is no longer supported with security updates.

Solution

Upgrade the iceweasel packages.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 17.0.7esr-1~deb7u1.

See Also

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2716

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 67101

File Name: debian_DSA-2716.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/29/2013

Updated: 3/29/2022

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.5

CVSS v2

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:7.0

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: 6/26/2013

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 4/18/2022

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Firefox onreadystatechange Event DocumentViewerImpl Use After Free)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1682, CVE-2013-1684, CVE-2013-1685, CVE-2013-1686, CVE-2013-1687, CVE-2013-1690, CVE-2013-1692, CVE-2013-1693, CVE-2013-1694, CVE-2013-1697

DSA: 2716