Debian DSA-2881-1 : iceweasel - security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 73106

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, out of bound reads, use-after-frees and other implementation errors may lead to the execution of arbitrary code, information disclosure, denial of service.

Solution

Upgrade the iceweasel packages.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 24.4.0esr-1~deb7u2.

See Also

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2881

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 73106

File Name: debian_DSA-2881.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/03/20

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC: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: 2014/03/19

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Firefox WebIDL Privileged Javascript Injection)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1493, CVE-2014-1497, CVE-2014-1505, CVE-2014-1508, CVE-2014-1510, CVE-2014-1511, CVE-2014-1512, CVE-2014-1513, CVE-2014-1514

BID: 66203, 66206, 66207, 66209, 66240

DSA: 2881