DSA 1671-1: New iceweasel packages fix several vulnerabilities
Posted on: 11/24/2008 10:45 PM

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

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1671-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
November 24, 2008 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : iceweasel
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2008-0017 CVE-2008-4582 CVE-2008-5012 CVE-2008-5013 CVE-2008-5014 CVE-2008-5017 CVE-2008-5018 CVE-2008-5021 CVE-2008-5022 CVE-2008-5023 CVE-2008-5024

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

CVE-2008-0017

Justin Schuh discovered that a buffer overflow in the http-index-format
parser could lead to arbitrary code execution.

CVE-2008-4582

Liu Die Yu discovered an information leak through local shortcut
files.

CVE-2008-5012

Georgi Guninski, Michal Zalewski and Chris Evan discovered that
the canvas element could be used to bypass same-origin
restrictions.

CVE-2008-5013

It was discovered that insufficient checks in the Flash plugin glue
code could lead to arbitrary code execution.

CVE-2008-5014

Jesse Ruderman discovered that a programming error in the
window.__proto__.__proto__ object could lead to arbitrary code
execution.

CVE-2008-5017

It was discovered that crashes in the layout engine could lead to
arbitrary code execution.

CVE-2008-5018

It was discovered that crashes in the Javascript engine could lead to
arbitrary code execution.

CVE-2008-5021

It was discovered that a crash in the nsFrameManager might lead to
the execution of arbitrary code.

CVE-2008-5022

"moz_bug_r_a4" discovered that the same-origin check in
nsXMLHttpRequest::NotifyEventListeners() could be bypassed.

CVE-2008-5023

Collin Jackson discovered that the -moz-binding property bypasses
security checks on codebase principals.

CVE-2008-5024

Chris Evans discovered that quote characters were improperly
escaped in the default namespace of E4X documents.

For the stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in
version 2.0.0.18-0etch1.

For the upcoming stable distribution (lenny) and the unstable distribution
(sid), these problems have been fixed in version 3.0.4-1 of iceweasel
and version 1.9.0.4-1 of xulrunner. Packages for arm and mips will be
provided soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your iceweasel 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 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
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Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.18-0etch1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 186777 18d2492164c72b846fab74bd75a69e1b
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.18.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 47266681 ad1a208d95dedeafddbe7377de88d4d9
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.18-0etch1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 1289 84983c4e7f053c1f0eb3ea3d154bc6ad

Architecture independent packages:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/mozilla-firefox-gnome-support_2.0.0.18-0etch1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 54478 73ed36d6990d6b86e8fccef00a9029b1
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/firefox-dom-inspector_2.0.0.18-0etch1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 54626 bcc4bd1443fe23e5311396949bac9f32
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/firefox-gnome-support_2.0.0.18-0etch1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 54596 62200645f81cd0e505fd40382333d010
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/firefox_2.0.0.18-0etch1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 54742 045a9714ca0a04061cee79bc16b4b940
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/mozilla-firefox_2.0.0.18-0etch1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 55274 09fdae147e16b09ad51544ab1fd218e6
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dom-inspector_2.0.0.18-0etch1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 239810 beeee1e8cab02ec9a70d89df8db4610b
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/mozilla-firefox-dom-inspector_2.0.0.18-0etch1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 54480 15636d866284ca7caf11bd939792df97

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.18-0etch1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 11587524 82c7dae5efa5f21333843c5204036f9d
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.18-0etch1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 51194740 8a6f236c8bef5e6b0b16df05a7fd866d
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.18-0etch1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 90332 8791b1fcc9a3bbfcaac993d65b1b77cd

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.18-0etch1_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 88014 4e4a404cb859067e8804b793b06b1a5a
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.18-0etch1_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 50189682 3fe64a570e13497a49ac77972ead0ac0
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.18-0etch1_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 10213098 a38d4ae01ab60abab641411ee7aedba1

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.18-0etch1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 50566700 b1c063d6d40829a2301eecef32549f5e
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.18-0etch1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 89800 967a00e25f5584ba2790e6f00a716c4e
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.18-0etch1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 11119984 683938c6cedee58201ec5d9428360f6a

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.18-0etch1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 9126828 d2dd8a62f98c9136bbce2c52919c637a
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.18-0etch1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 82124 2d965fe0779f11d12157babf407a25a0
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.18-0etch1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 49579624 c543f12165ffc2034cae25d36b258c83

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.18-0etch1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 14163520 5d3f1430543e78579bfa7aa390ac6d80
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.18-0etch1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 50533560 361db4abc1d5427fad23619ba2308286
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.18-0etch1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 100336 64b08280ff519215f2c6c77eb20ffed7

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.18-0etch1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 52534114 eb211ddd6ef9fca7daa921913772a50a
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.18-0etch1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 10768188 333f49d0aaea41be09d14dc518e9a215
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.18-0etch1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 83286 e95b3453554c0b62411967cd8489595b

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.18-0etch1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 83850 f58384f43ff563f835c0076959ef40b8
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.18-0etch1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 51988102 3b89980f834495425e20a2b6f145339e
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.18-0etch1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 9942022 b7be7ce0eec7a276351f6308a1a8c2ae

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.18-0etch1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 50865174 5142df57b35fad2b1654ff9cae873a69
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.18-0etch1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 10369888 0aa6fbd381a6259ff95d3257199ab372
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.18-0etch1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 88268 5a027d5880f4499e399d75e9424c8ef2

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.18-0etch1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 49199006 210022771108894873f4f2becf3675b9
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.18-0etch1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 82072 2a76c78e38d756f2261da449f8215fe4
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.18-0etch1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 9205774 1a6ea528bb676aaaf88ad8d44f5d76c6


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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