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Debian: New iceweasel packages fix several vulnerabilities Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Iceweasel web browser, an unbranded version of the Firefox browser. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1649-1                  security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
October 08, 2008                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
- ------------------------------------------------------------------------

Package        : iceweasel
Vulnerability  : several
Problem-Type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2008-0016 CVE-2008-3835 CVE-2008-3836 CVE-2008-3837 CVE-2008-4058 CVE-2008-4059 CVE-2008-4060 CVE-2008-4061 CVE-2008-4062 CVE-2008-4065 CVE-2008-4066 CVE-2008-4067 CVE-2008-4068 CVE-2008-4069

Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Iceweasel web
browser, an unbranded version of the Firefox browser. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
 
CVE-2008-0016

   Justin Schuh, Tom Cross and Peter Williams discovered a buffer
   overflow in the parser for UTF-8 URLs, which may lead to the
   execution of arbitrary code.

CVE-2008-3835

   "moz_bug_r_a4" discovered that the same-origin check in
   nsXMLDocument::OnChannelRedirect() could by bypassed.

CVE-2008-3836

   "moz_bug_r_a4" discovered that several vulnerabilities in
   feedWriter could lead to Chrome privilege escalation.

CVE-2008-3837

   Paul Nickerson discovered that an attacker could move windows
   during a mouse click, resulting in unwanted action triggered by
   drag-and-drop.

CVE-2008-4058

   "moz_bug_r_a4" discovered a vulnerability which can result in
   Chrome privilege escalation through XPCNativeWrappers.

CVE-2008-4059

   "moz_bug_r_a4" discovered a vulnerability which can result in
   Chrome privilege escalation through XPCNativeWrappers.

CVE-2008-4060

   Olli Pettay and "moz_bug_r_a4" discovered a Chrome privilege
   escalation vulnerability in XSLT handling.

CVE-2008-4061

   Jesse Ruderman discovered a crash in the layout engine, which might
   allow the execution of arbitrary code.

CVE-2008-4062

   Igor Bukanov, Philip Taylor, Georgi Guninski and Antoine Labour
   discovered crashes in the Javascript engine, which might allow the
   execution of arbitrary code.

CVE-2008-4065

   Dave Reed discovered that some Unicode byte order marks are
   stripped from Javascript code before execution, which can result in
   code being executed, which were otherwise part of a quoted string.

CVE-2008-4066

   Gareth Heyes discovered that some Unicode surrogate characters are
   ignored by the HTML parser.

CVE-2008-4067

   Boris Zbarsky discovered that resource: URls allow directory
   traversal when using URL-encoded slashes.

CVE-2008-4068

   Georgi Guninski discovered that resource: URLs could bypass local
   access restrictions.

CVE-2008-4069

   Billy Hoffman discovered that the XBM decoder could reveal
   uninitialised memory.

For the stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in
version 2.0.0.17-0etch1. Packages for hppa will be provided later.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 3.0.3 of iceweasel and 1.9.0.3-1 of xulrunner.

We recommend that you upgrade your iceweasel package.

Upgrade instructions
- --------------------

wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.


Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias etch
- -------------------------------

Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.17.orig.tar.gz
    Size/MD5 checksum: 47264462 caa85228cc0f4d309e85d6991cb95305
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.17-0etch1.dsc
    Size/MD5 checksum:     1289 84dfa301f786f84a1d64baf4ed3db782
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.17-0etch1.diff.gz
    Size/MD5 checksum:   186694 8e6e9a55fde52af390122189070fca57

Architecture independent packages:

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/firefox_2.0.0.17-0etch1_all.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    54634 b2fd3414c31cebfcf9a1433dcc1d2e93
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/firefox-dom-inspector_2.0.0.17-0etch1_all.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    54530 fc5fb66d2eaf4027d945dd0a28b2d846
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/mozilla-firefox-dom-inspector_2.0.0.17-0etch1_all.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    54384 21762949b8e2fd39ac79476fa24b03d1
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/mozilla-firefox-gnome-support_2.0.0.17-0etch1_all.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    54384 9df9c09b5351c290fee72c24b47a331d
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dom-inspector_2.0.0.17-0etch1_all.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   239720 644c28cc69b5ffa408b0c57b92152ec3
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/mozilla-firefox_2.0.0.17-0etch1_all.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    55170 5d191251cab8743fdd8537c757e39abc
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/firefox-gnome-support_2.0.0.17-0etch1_all.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    54494 bf8060f4a48856e3221988210417ebd6

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.17-0etch1_alpha.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum: 11578586 a8c71f32151faca4674a1a09e3b66545
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.17-0etch1_alpha.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum: 51173558 6361a1e6926eb32d5ede6c74671d86f1
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.17-0etch1_alpha.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    90252 569480998f4eac60ba8c0f6e62cb275e

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.17-0etch1_amd64.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    87924 70015d9a4e458e26ff6b65a2674ff56a
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.17-0etch1_amd64.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum: 10206146 ec62c84f919bda242b9d65390d9143be
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.17-0etch1_amd64.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum: 50165526 8b083d926eb7e6da63c0be882af1642f

arm architecture (ARM)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.17-0etch1_arm.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum: 49257448 89f6c8c0b51255038eee5d13416fcadb
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.17-0etch1_arm.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    81618 59dba0eee92b991d069f883c19680d75
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.17-0etch1_arm.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:  9256358 4fd0774c50d76457152d406ed19ea367

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.17-0etch1_i386.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum: 49570130 6a6b0cb233e73d4baef8ddbd33029b98
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.17-0etch1_i386.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    82056 91a67db26a7c51ae185d39dedaaf94cb
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.17-0etch1_i386.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:  9122164 5b4e1dfeb171be9542572fc9e490b818

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.17-0etch1_ia64.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum: 14156490 2607bd2156b38eebeb2ecdde49acea53
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.17-0etch1_ia64.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   100252 1e28dda1215d01e2cfe35403a52a0fcc
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.17-0etch1_ia64.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum: 50513628 0db2edd5ef28c04f8c1d5331e92e100d

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.17-0etch1_mips.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum: 11063822 d78bb2a163ec303a618ea88e005f0116
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.17-0etch1_mips.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    83196 ef3e17948ca57bebb18890d5ce89e0f8
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.17-0etch1_mips.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum: 53969964 f42e61e36c60c76b24e1bf34600479da

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.17-0etch1_mipsel.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    83224 be3cb4e303ad8544dd274447451228c6
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.17-0etch1_mipsel.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum: 10761380 077af6ef650d85ed023acb5d936318c3
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.17-0etch1_mipsel.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum: 52518328 de36b16feb4052325ed975d9d75a6625

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.17-0etch1_powerpc.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:  9937490 9ef7bdd022ec317efaefbfcd5e0b0aa0
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.17-0etch1_powerpc.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum: 51973444 ee5cb6165d1cda06c158df93f393b833
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.17-0etch1_powerpc.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    83786 56ad8684dc229e605f7285e48bb10389

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.17-0etch1_s390.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum: 10366602 06f0cc6f4fab228756f7b088eee305d3
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.17-0etch1_s390.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum: 50839114 fa42c55974b0beece5184341e5ca4340
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.17-0etch1_s390.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    88198 6ebd745cc96c2c6c80cb7f2987138364

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.17-0etch1_sparc.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum: 49179416 00c2781b99157e0f0970b01d1d2e70ed
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.17-0etch1_sparc.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:    82000 e74866cfbd6a70b1e7e7b5eb737dc8a8
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.17-0etch1_sparc.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:  9199076 95cacd55b0dc6415d62f30394517048a


  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
 
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