Debian DSA-2735-1 : iceweasel - several vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 69277
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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, missing permission checks and other implementation errors may lead to the execution of arbitrary code, cross-site scripting, privilege escalation, bypass of the same-origin policy or the installation of malicious addons.

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 17.0.8esr-1~deb7u1.

See Also

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2735

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 69277

File Name: debian_DSA-2735.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/9/2013

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: 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: 8/7/2013

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Firefox toString console.time Privileged Javascript Injection)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1701, CVE-2013-1709, CVE-2013-1710, CVE-2013-1713, CVE-2013-1714, CVE-2013-1717

DSA: 2735