Articles / Debian: Security update for…

Debian: Security update for Iceweasel

Several vulnerabilities have been found in Iceweasel, a web browser based on Firefox. Several memory corruption bugs may lead to the execution of arbitrary code. “regenrecht” discovered several dangling pointer vulnerabilities, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code. Paul Stone discovered that Java applets could steal information from the autocompletion history. Soroush Dalili discovered a directory traversal vulnerability in handling resource URIs. Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Hash: SHA1

- -------------------------------------------------------------------------
Debian Security Advisory DSA-2228-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
May 01, 2011                           http://www.debian.org/security/faq
- -------------------------------------------------------------------------

Package        : iceweasel
Vulnerability  : several
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2011-0065 CVE-2011-0066 CVE-2011-0067 CVE-2011-0069 
                CVE-2011-0070 CVE-2011-0071 CVE-2011-0072 CVE-2011-0073
                CVE-2011-0074 CVE-2011-0075 CVE-2011-0077 CVE-2011-0078
                CVE-2011-0080 CVE-2011-0081 

Several vulnerabilities have been found in Iceweasel, a web browser 
based on Firefox:

CVE-2011-0069 CVE-2011-0070 CVE-2011-0072 CVE-2011-0074 CVE-2011-0075 CVE-2011-0077 CVE-2011-0078 CVE-2011-0080 CVE-2011-0081

  "Scoobidiver", Ian Beer Bob Clary, Henri Sivonen, Marco Bonardo,
  Mats Palmgren, Jesse Ruderman, Aki Kelin and Martin Barbella 
  discovered memory corruption bugs, which may lead to the execution
  of arbitrary code.

CVE-2011-0065 CVE-2011-0066 CVE-2011-0073

  "regenrecht" discovered several dangling pointer vulnerabilities,
  which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

CVE-2011-0067

  Paul Stone discovered that Java applets could steal information
  from the autocompletion history.

CVE-2011-0071

  Soroush Dalili discovered a directory traversal vulnerability in
  handling resource URIs.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem will be fixed soon
with updated packages of the xulrunner source package.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.5.16-7.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.5.19-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your iceweasel packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.4.11 (GNU/Linux)

iEYEARECAAYFAk29i0gACgkQXm3vHE4uylr/OgCcC3KlHiOU6BKrTMMIDRkT2M39
xIYAn1xDbyNGKsrjLAfat/aMdDw73uYc
=PozC
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
Screenshot

Project Spotlight

Kigo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac

A tool for converting and editing videos.

Screenshot

Project Spotlight

Kid3

An efficient tagger for MP3, Ogg/Vorbis, and FLAC files.