DSA 1258-1: New Mozilla Firefox packages fix several vulnerabilities
Posted on: 02/07/2007 08:45 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 1258-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
February 7th, 2007 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : mozilla-firefox
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE IDs : CVE-2006-6497 CVE-2006-6498 CVE-2006-6499 CVE-2006-6501
CVE-2006-6502 CVE-2006-6503
CERT advisories: VU#263412 VU#405092 VU#427972 VU#428500 VU#447772 VU#606260
BugTraq ID : 21668
Debian Bug :

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-2006-6497

Several vulnerabilities in the layout engine allow remote
attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly permit them to
execute arbitrary code. [MFSA 2006-68]

CVE-2006-6498

Several vulnerabilities in the JavaScript engine allow remote
attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly permit them to
execute arbitrary code. [MFSA 2006-68]

CVE-2006-6499

A bug in the js_dtoa function allows remote attackers to cause a
denial of service. [MFSA 2006-68]

CVE-2006-6501

"shutdown" discovered a vulnerability that allows remote attackers
to gain privileges and install malicious code via the watch
JavaScript function. [MFSA 2006-70]

CVE-2006-6502

Steven Michaud discovered a programming bug that allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service. [MFSA 2006-71]

CVE-2006-6503

"moz_bug_r_a4" reported that the src attribute of an IMG element
could be used to inject JavaScript code. [MFSA 2006-72]

For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2.

For the testing (etch) and unstable (sid) distribution these problems
have been fixed in version 1.5.0.9.dfsg1-1 of icedove.

We recommend that you upgrade your Mozilla Thunderbird and Icedove packages.


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-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 1003 98589a4dcffac076c95e1d3aa3aebadf
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 565274 897aa9e909e426a86d23314b34979440
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird_1.0.2.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 33288906 806175393a226670aa66060452d31df4

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 12887452 7fae4782cf5821d6d95ccde5d6649ccb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-dev_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 3519306 849e410705ca14e5f295b345083f70f0
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-inspector_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 154092 e3018444e2cb9d14f95c79c77a854281
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-offline_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 35098 153cb6752ca559a48eda9f330137a11a
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-typeaheadfind_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 91436 362b189e0b8020bc4a1d97c78e8d83ab

AMD64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 12273698 114e74f8fa22b052605343d805363a0a
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-dev_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 3285226 00c01353f18b817960c1bb69e4d8184c
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-inspector_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 152186 2699607eb92737a5b199642562dc245a
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-offline_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 34622 1884509c2052b9410bfcc2edc0889b4b
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-typeaheadfind_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 90410 ae62e9342e916565d5c61e10f5726d6b

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 10353110 f16deab7a50d4825ed607e6e288f2fae
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-dev_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 3277278 b6012b40deb470e8997a8a8b4bed63c3
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-inspector_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 144322 e9f1a4f97dcdc2500f11893df4a83090
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-offline_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 34634 f6097688447e83bb89e32f43f02bbe76
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-typeaheadfind_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 82372 d548ef5e6c5168dea0ebcfd487bf538a

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 13585836 22bf188382e0b9eeab3e8668a7829313
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-dev_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 3288674 1b5ec46286ea477290c18e168a6275ef
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-inspector_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 154352 c6729cc890884a0eca77f05ccd6bab0b
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-offline_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 34628 3f84dfddd9efddaaa4f21d58a3653df4
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-typeaheadfind_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 98454 6e6decf81bddd8ea00c1368fa2b5e723

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 11586880 f38dd2061ea093c4b6cbc0a080d1c40e
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-dev_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 3512118 61c00c5bccc32bd011e274249d921696
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-inspector_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 147880 80d5872d2028eb50208cf8eea839abe7
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-offline_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 34624 3338dcfb4c556496ac4a4ca7d3ab2a2d
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-typeaheadfind_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 89148 9ebbc2a0746e072cdeab95fd5c89f09d

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 14647370 452343151d070c164e7974fe2ee7a5c2
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-dev_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 3294046 088221d0e1a94ab9ff9a85abf0c9dce0
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-inspector_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 156478 c1f0352991dda272adc4e98a01f6da04
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-offline_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 34622 01497338dcbd76afba7b6f92ab600218
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-typeaheadfind_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 108286 5e996c3ce7ebb544fce21ee4a0b3be3e

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 10805538 1cd3d59f940e597ae5ea9db2b500b397
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-dev_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 3276902 3b842492ea6b0510d0f866a1f6cd35c5
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-inspector_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 146114 fa6030acf9a09eaa56642dcd0a83d168
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-offline_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 34644 3e8274232a5009226ecd918b5109dd9a
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-typeaheadfind_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 83626 90453c4ceba1fef2d6606114d86baf7e

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 11964534 d8d5e25f49f281f37dee2bdab77ff4fa
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-dev_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 3284032 92daac0ef32ad9b1eebfb991c7e106b7
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-inspector_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 149104 d27168040c767a4769cae0cbebd1e724
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-offline_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 34628 96b3a511bde2f35bd66af2aa1ec26591
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-typeaheadfind_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 85876 48c7aed4c0150b96e6ef362c695d16ef

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 11828974 24d07d5a509ca53e118a3fac51038100
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-dev_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 3284932 1bcabe31b86be5d62ba10f5b61b32e2f
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-inspector_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 148662 4cef87b6244040b75c319209f1ee6b41
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-offline_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 34632 7e3347013b497d60b00732831412a6b6
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-typeaheadfind_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 85756 246a85ef8a1f4757524bacd1c3f0a8ad

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 10925170 b65fa19b09ee136eae77143c5375809e
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-dev_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 3274902 9fd696884a285d20aca2042e652d2c03
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-inspector_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 146098 72c75a293110e574660fc29ccfac63d7
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-offline_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 34622 3010036628ed737082f983a4fc94c766
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-typeaheadfind_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 82550 bf8330d7bce0096b4fe2e34f8d820b80

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 12716512 c5657cead6d10fe6234e5887853859c5
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-dev_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 3284924 3b6f541bebc35dcf3e840496bd3f04d4
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-inspector_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 152464 7036fdf6dbf83b7b746c6cb63b33371c
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-offline_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 34616 2ac4013bd1c1bc9c6fd95b20acb482d8
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-typeaheadfind_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 90350 f1609d45f781904ef39c22524c1c5f89

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 11189638 da0895ee2088ec6f98968a316cc97900
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-dev_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 3280572 c7f2f6fe78c799311b859104ec50eb85
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-inspector_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 145772 c58173582e57d067196cec38f08ce9a4
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-offline_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 34630 4b01decb81ef2a3834a8ac38205c4d74
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mozilla-thunderbird/mozilla-thunderbird-typeaheadfind_1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8e.2_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 84174 07a7408437bf4a4049dcc1edf35937a5


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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