Debian DSA-3333-1 : iceweasel - security update

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 85356

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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, integer overflows, buffer overflows, use-after-frees and other implementation errors may lead to the execution of arbitrary code, bypass of the same-origin policy or denial of service.

Debian follows the extended support releases (ESR) of Firefox. Support for the 31.x series has ended, so starting with this update we're now following the 38.x releases.

Solution

Upgrade the iceweasel packages.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 38.2.0esr-1~deb7u1.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 38.2.0esr-1~deb8u1.

See Also

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

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3333

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 85356

File Name: debian_DSA-3333.nasl

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/08/13

Updated: 2020/09/23

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, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/08/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-4473, CVE-2015-4478, CVE-2015-4479, CVE-2015-4480, CVE-2015-4484, CVE-2015-4487, CVE-2015-4488, CVE-2015-4489, CVE-2015-4492, CVE-2015-4493

DSA: 3333