Debian DSA-3477-1 : iceweasel - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 88728

Synopsis

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

Description

Holger Fuhrmannek discovered that missing input sanitising in the Graphite font rendering engine could result in the execution of arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade the iceweasel packages.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 38.6.1esr-1~deb7u1.

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 38.6.1esr-1~deb8u1.

See Also

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

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3477

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 88728

File Name: debian_DSA-3477.nasl

Version: 2.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/15/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H

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: 2/14/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1523, CVE-2016-1526

DSA: 3477