Iceweasel security update for Debian
Posted on: 08/17/2011 11:00 PM

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

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2296-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
August 17, 2011 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : iceweasel
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2011-0084 CVE-2011-2378 CVE-2011-2981 CVE-2011-2982
CVE-2011-2983 CVE-2011-2984

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.

CVE-2011-0084

"regenrecht" discovered that incorrect pointer handling in the SVG
processing code could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

CVE-2011-2378

"regenrecht" discovered that incorrect memory management in DOM
processing could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

CVE-2011-2981

"moz_bug_r_a_4" discovered a Chrome privilege escalation
vulnerability in the event handler code.

CVE-2011-2982

Gary Kwong, Igor Bukanov, Nils and Bob Clary discovered memory
corruption bugs, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

CVE-2011-2983

"shutdown" discovered an information leak in the handling of
RegExp.input.

CVE-2011-2984

"moz_bug_r_a4" discovered a Chrome privilege escalation vulnerability.


For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.9.0.19-13 of the xulrunner source package.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.5.16-9.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 6.0-1

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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