DSA 1707-1: New iceweasel packages fix several vulnerabilities
Posted on: 01/15/2009 11:10 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-1707-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Steffen Joeris
January 15, 2009 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : iceweasel
Vulnerability : several vulnerabilities
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2008-5500 CVE-2008-5503 CVE-2008-5504 CVE-2008-5506 CVE-2008-5507 CVE-2008-5508 CVE-2008-5510 CVE-2008-5511 CVE-2008-5512 CVE-2008-5513

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

CVE-2008-5500

Jesse Ruderman discovered that the layout engine is vulnerable to
DoS attacks that might trigger memory corruption and an integer
overflow. (MFSA 2008-60)

CVE-2008-5503

Boris Zbarsky discovered that an information disclosure attack could
be performed via XBL bindings. (MFSA 2008-61)

CVE-2008-5504

It was discovered that attackers could run arbitrary JavaScript with
chrome privileges via vectors related to the feed preview.
(MFSA 2008-62)

CVE-2008-5506

Marius Schilder discovered that it is possible to obtain sensible
data via a XMLHttpRequest. (MFSA 2008-64)

CVE-2008-5507

Chris Evans discovered that it is possible to obtain sensible data
via a JavaScript URL. (MFSA 2008-65)

CVE-2008-5508

Chip Salzenberg discovered possible phishing attacks via URLs with
leading whitespaces or control characters. (MFSA 2008-66)

CVE-2008-5510

Kojima Hajime and Jun Muto discovered that escaped null characters
were ignored by the CSS parser and could lead to the bypass of
protection mechanisms (MFSA 2008-67)

CVE-2008-5511

It was discovered that it is possible to perform cross-site scripting
attacks via an XBL binding to an "unloaded document." (MFSA 2008-68)

CVE-2008-5512

It was discovered that it is possible to run arbitrary JavaScript
with chrome privileges via unknown vectors. (MFSA 2008-68)

CVE-2008-5513

moz_bug_r_a4 discovered that the session-restore feature does not
properly sanitise input leading to arbitrary injections. This issue
could be used to perform an XSS attack or run arbitrary JavaScript
with chrome privileges. (MFSA 2008-69)

For the stable distribution (etch) these problems have been fixed in
version 2.0.0.19-0etch1.

For the testing distribution (lenny) and the unstable distribution (sid)
these problems have been fixed in version 3.0.5-1. Please note iceweasel
in Lenny links dynamically against xulrunner.

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_2.0.0.19-0etch1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 186830 9bf2b415ae6550f234fb4287f1ffc178
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.19.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 47265190 487603397f7f68e720088f5a9fff7568
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.19-0etch1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 1289 a84453d1fcc2392126ee0a86a5f876bc

Architecture independent packages:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dom-inspector_2.0.0.19-0etch1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 239862 2beb51f15a93ff0fbb52bf9ee2bf9262
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/firefox-gnome-support_2.0.0.19-0etch1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 54674 7cc2d42685bfeb9f569c27fa81ebed6c
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/firefox-dom-inspector_2.0.0.19-0etch1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 54706 16e2a91256b94fca61df51819750f7e9
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/mozilla-firefox_2.0.0.19-0etch1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 55348 23c72591d917fdcd02d9cb404bdb69e6
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/firefox_2.0.0.19-0etch1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 54822 d9c2d70c48526a6ca4a1f8e68351594d
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/mozilla-firefox-gnome-support_2.0.0.19-0etch1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 54554 5b00fd2d4da794af564602b8b7a0b3d3
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/mozilla-firefox-dom-inspector_2.0.0.19-0etch1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 54554 0cca6bf32447364088bc7e56aa19e86f

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.19-0etch1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 51217632 a2b608d43acfc489dd7cc2643f2ee0dd
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.19-0etch1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 90436 e68e1a34c49991ee33ea393bec5a57c4
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.19-0etch1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 11589982 68aca123bcd86eecc9f1558774c24883

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.19-0etch1_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 50215664 82c643c05f80127c7e9f2277d3dfffaa
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.19-0etch1_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 88098 64cabf94ccd7d9c9b4e8b381af267ae6
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.19-0etch1_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 10215628 90d907685372f725dc97e5acfc8cc432

arm architecture (ARM)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.19-0etch1_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 81772 efc524b4734c7cee83b0daf8ed8ea2cf
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.19-0etch1_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 9264144 9289cb0bfcb3fc3434c168668a76e9c7
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.19-0etch1_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 49303134 3c16bb32854e946e42106a82a080da05

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.19-0etch1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 50588512 172ab29c5ec07664e23dbbf28398d629
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.19-0etch1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 11121980 18aa56c1311a6f6f87b451a4ea7ce05a
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.19-0etch1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 89966 b23137551797adaeb5fe54074db359c4

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.19-0etch1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 82250 9741fc1cf64da52a1a63f71b4dc9dda1
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.19-0etch1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 9128396 99802e5988c010dc9d4cbb31df658e8d
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.19-0etch1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 49608400 315e2030a2eb2199e31310d8df1bcbae

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.19-0etch1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 50564776 3061c2cbb88f38b44bf02c69e1224416
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.19-0etch1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 100448 4785c7ceb4a7e4b8c38baabb490dac6e
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.19-0etch1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 14168992 5221b7d6f3e10229b8a8c6d63eedabe1

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.19-0etch1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 54013020 984b11ab87dcf807a07c3991c15aa9d4
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.19-0etch1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 11071524 9da549588b944ec2b5ad361fa7217c25
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.19-0etch1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 83390 370745389f99d8bc4f42f24febeaf6d0

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.19-0etch1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 83414 b7e92ca268149e5fe58539b820f5180e
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.19-0etch1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 52564564 38aa4d8ecfe74a61849b5cfcfa1f88c4
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.19-0etch1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 10769220 cf754cd9e5359608df250d1108950226

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.19-0etch1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 52014042 5d81eed61cb8c881234da9694e14afba
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.19-0etch1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 9946484 b54594ac22f61385df030ed6252437de
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.19-0etch1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 83960 79fbeedf1eb4edf09f89d85155e9ec17

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.19-0etch1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 50887766 98173828e5f028031f5ec0516aef756a
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.19-0etch1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 10370674 0e5f34597932031b191d51661a35b183
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.19-0etch1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 88368 90a01cb64baf1b646f0e68780b37fca1

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.19-0etch1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 9208238 e39539d8dd3011da585894a93e80b7dd
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-gnome-support_2.0.0.19-0etch1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 82142 c4c052611d01d175ea5590c50f9852c7
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel-dbg_2.0.0.19-0etch1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 49223972 ccbc30d1113bdc8b26ebc4bf4fa08fe9


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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