DSA 1210-1: New Mozilla Firefox packages fix several vulnerabilities
Posted on: 11/14/2006 09:15 AM

The Debian Security Team published a new security update for Debian GNU/Linux. Here the announcement:

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1210-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
November 14th, 2006 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : mozilla-firefox
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE IDs : CVE-2006-2788 CVE-2006-4340 CVE-2006-4565 CVE-2006-4566
CVE-2006-4568 CVE-2006-4571
BugTraq ID : 20042

Several security related problems have been discovered in Mozilla and
derived products such as Mozilla Firefox. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following
vulnerabilities:

CVE-2006-2788

Fernando Ribeiro discovered that a vulnerability in the getRawDER
functionallows remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(hang) and possibly execute arbitrary code.

CVE-2006-4340

Daniel Bleichenbacher recently described an implementation error
in RSA signature verification that cause the application to
incorrectly trust SSL certificates.

CVE-2006-4565, CVE-2006-4566

Priit Laes reported that that a JavaScript regular expression can
trigger a heap-based buffer overflow which allows remote attackers
to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code.

CVE-2006-4568

A vulnerability has been discovered that allows remote attackers
to bypass the security model and inject content into the sub-frame
of another site.

CVE-2006-4571

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in Firefox, Thunderbird and
SeaMonkey allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service,
corrupt memory, and possibly execute arbitrary code.


For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.0.4-2sarge12.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.5.dfsg+1.5.0.7-1 of firefox.

We recommend that you upgrade your Mozilla Firefox package.


Upgrade Instructions
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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 at the end of this advisory:

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 3.1 alias sarge
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Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox_1.0.4-2sarge12.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 1003 751f0df80be8491ac3b24e902da6e3cb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox_1.0.4-2sarge12.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 441420 8b1078ef98ff79137869c932999d3957
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox_1.0.4.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 40212297 8e4ba81ad02c7986446d4e54e978409d

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox_1.0.4-2sarge12_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 11181154 771ba85fbf21e6419d87820fc6f19a9a
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox-dom-inspector_1.0.4-2sarge12_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 170352 f2c75d2fb5ab8684a20ba6fc08585cdb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox-gnome-support_1.0.4-2sarge12_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 62166 79fd193ea817fc1f466a57e4a37d74fa

AMD64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox_1.0.4-2sarge12_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 9411492 3c3704ef1014e0d9dc38ece9d16a36d4
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox-dom-inspector_1.0.4-2sarge12_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 165132 54e7468747e04dc1449faa8ff9c123b4
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox-gnome-support_1.0.4-2sarge12_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 60700 a8ac42c24a29be9b260a0ec426b83f1c

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox_1.0.4-2sarge12_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 8232340 0d9f98d7a3bc7bcef0d759b98061c79b
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox-dom-inspector_1.0.4-2sarge12_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 156586 7b74819b6afa58f7c485fb581ace3501
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox-gnome-support_1.0.4-2sarge12_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 55998 08e378fe351fc437422ea242ff83a60c

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox_1.0.4-2sarge12_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 10285622 0558779439806d577d49c812255c6d0d
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox-dom-inspector_1.0.4-2sarge12_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 168054 cd002591b783ecec56da8995fb75a400
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox-gnome-support_1.0.4-2sarge12_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 61152 a38e7bca2cbe87bf5bdfd006bc95e448

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox_1.0.4-2sarge12_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 8907626 1a353f19735c6339a74fe9d2a2b97fdf
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox-dom-inspector_1.0.4-2sarge12_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 160320 e833f8887c1b541d8f6ef4b7552a70c7
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox-gnome-support_1.0.4-2sarge12_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 57550 00e2dc72d2a8af56650004ac095eee06

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox_1.0.4-2sarge12_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 11644736 049ecdd937bff15ed7e12f1282599a98
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox-dom-inspector_1.0.4-2sarge12_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 170668 f3298445d8884cf133bcb837cc049240
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox-gnome-support_1.0.4-2sarge12_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 65358 134710ff8c57f8e02e113b5af1df6662

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox_1.0.4-2sarge12_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 8184660 b0103cf8b425bb76d91a7873f78d0217
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox-dom-inspector_1.0.4-2sarge12_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 159262 e04d0648d5b817a1b7314e5d77108873
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox-gnome-support_1.0.4-2sarge12_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 56816 15dc3184acaf65cca897de7092a588ff

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox_1.0.4-2sarge12_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 9942738 846cc617e99976a64ce379ff04822370
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox-dom-inspector_1.0.4-2sarge12_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 158130 e8812baecfd3f93a6540a44b7d97a9aa
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox-gnome-support_1.0.4-2sarge12_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 57818 44d481edc96edd5b33c6474064792a76

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox_1.0.4-2sarge12_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 9819470 41ecbd5f3543c0b110771e93e2307abc
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox-dom-inspector_1.0.4-2sarge12_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 157672 43ca2a353bacf378a2dc7dfa9a7f3a73
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox-gnome-support_1.0.4-2sarge12_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 57634 8d16796108c3a7627ab9654e977277a5

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox_1.0.4-2sarge12_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 8579128 b673ec3ded27be02020cc1e532b80740
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox-dom-inspector_1.0.4-2sarge12_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 158740 8c7ef8d61c6753e3474b8867d5356d9b
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox-gnome-support_1.0.4-2sarge12_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 59932 ead83381ef8abacb712f57d64ab736df

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox_1.0.4-2sarge12_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 9649760 a4cd1c6d8ee856640fef8b97bee96657
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox-dom-inspector_1.0.4-2sarge12_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 165732 197737ac3038ab474cb47e7c30d92374
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox-gnome-support_1.0.4-2sarge12_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 60126 81193293f0e149cfa90e8cd9b71a3e22

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox_1.0.4-2sarge12_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 8671300 f486f39ddab307216a90532093d178b3
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox-dom-inspector_1.0.4-2sarge12_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 158928 03c9877b5d2151af331509a9c9d191b8
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-firefox/mozilla-firefox-gnome-support_1.0.4-2sarge12_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 56362 5fb4c5c035b32c5fd1b86b48f1b5cafb


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
Package info: `apt-cache show lt;pkggt;' and http://packages.debian.org/lt;pkggt;

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