Debian DSA-2759-1 : iceweasel - several vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 69959

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VPR Score: 5.9

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, buffer overflows may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

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 17.0.9esr-1~deb7u1.

See Also

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2759

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 69959

File Name: debian_DSA-2759.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/09/19

Updated: 2021/01/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2013/09/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1718, CVE-2013-1722, CVE-2013-1725, CVE-2013-1730, CVE-2013-1732, CVE-2013-1735, CVE-2013-1736, CVE-2013-1737

DSA: 2759