DSA 2433-1: iceweasel security update
Posted on: 03/16/2012 09:26 AM

An iceweasel security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux

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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
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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.


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.

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/

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