Articles / Debian: Security update for…

Debian: Security update for Iceweasel

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Iceweasel, a web browser based on Firefox. Soroush Dalili discovered that a cross-site scripting countermeasure related to Javascript URLs could be bypassed. Atte Kettunen discovered an out of bounds read in the SVG Filters, resulting in memory disclosure. Mariusz Mlynski discovered that privileges could be escalated through a Javascript URL as the home page.

Bob Clary discovered memory corruption bugs, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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

- -------------------------------------------------------------------------
Debian Security Advisory DSA-2433-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
March 15, 2012                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
- -------------------------------------------------------------------------

Package        : iceweasel
Vulnerability  : several
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2012-0455 CVE-2012-0456 CVE-2012-0458 CVE-2012-0461

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Iceweasel, a web browser
based on Firefox. The included XULRunner library provides rendering
services for several other applications included in Debian.

CVE-2012-0455

  Soroush Dalili discovered that a cross-site scripting countermeasure
  related to Javascript URLs could be bypassed.

CVE-2012-0456

  Atte Kettunen discovered an out of bounds read in the SVG Filters,
  resulting in memory disclosure.

CVE-2012-0458

  Mariusz Mlynski discovered that privileges could be escalated through
  a Javascript URL as the home page.

CVE-2012-0461

  Bob Clary discovered memory corruption bugs, which may lead to the 
  execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.5.16-13.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 10.0.3esr-1.

For the experimental distribution, this problem has been fixed in
version 11.0-1.

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 v1.4.12 (GNU/Linux)

iEYEARECAAYFAk9iYgsACgkQXm3vHE4uylpPMQCgk7mstzJdAKoYqcKLEyg8EPqg
1oMAnjORWmBGLUg+3XaT+d+wDL65ZDgH
=kvb6
-----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.