USN-728-2: Firefox vulnerabilities
Posted on: 03/06/2009 02:50 AM

A new Firefox vulnerabilities update is available for Ubuntu Linux. Here the announcement:

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-728-2 March 06, 2009
firefox vulnerabilities
CVE-2009-0772, CVE-2009-0774, CVE-2009-0776

A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 7.10

This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.

The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:

Ubuntu 7.10:

After a standard system upgrade you need to restart Firefox to effect the
necessary changes.

Details follow:

Jesse Ruderman and Gary Kwong discovered flaws in the browser engine.
If a user were tricked into viewing a malicious website, a remote
attacker could cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary
code with the privileges of the user invoking the program.
(CVE-2009-0772, CVE-2009-0774)

Georgi Guninski discovered a flaw when Firefox performed a
cross-domain redirect. An attacker could bypass the same-origin policy
in Firefox by utilizing nsIRDFService and steal private data from
users authenticated to the redirected website. (CVE-2009-0776)

Updated packages for Ubuntu 7.10:

Source archives:
Size/MD5: 194047 099271c2ea597d2a115b3be40995b2c7
Size/MD5: 2340 63a3a1d155642b593de0ea6f4e7692de
Size/MD5: 37774008 b2ba5de5a4123fb7e9a796cf790e8315

Architecture independent packages:
Size/MD5: 201048 c24401e053bc602c592bd8a6dfe919c5

amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon):
Size/MD5: 78166004 07ac094a00f59264c33d5ef3010016e1
Size/MD5: 3203128 8afc60d5fc1e8b9975648a0b29adbcc7
Size/MD5: 98360 efde6e650c8e51c0cc18691a3a5c6fcd
Size/MD5: 67414 c5901a62027583b17b0e9ad3206dc97b
Size/MD5: 10469312 8eea2241465336d5ea9d41eefecec737

i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD):
Size/MD5: 77309416 0338ce165f4a8491a962489b8e71ae4f
Size/MD5: 3191016 08e9a1379c006a822f728b480c81d5ca
Size/MD5: 92086 9af96f24ebe279862df72a913d4d8f7b
Size/MD5: 66690 5a02205c5307f59398ad670273b415d7
Size/MD5: 9210704 dcec421746059ebdbdaae9dd1cf0ff43

lpia architecture (Low Power Intel Architecture):
Size/MD5: 77579288 00f0752dc0e48c926e61ed3043234cf9
Size/MD5: 3188640 11596823330f193c75d84e9065052f1d
Size/MD5: 91748 f063e011410244eeb33f64d9504ad4a0
Size/MD5: 66636 bed3e1795c9b6cf073dc5d4b21ac0866
Size/MD5: 9071204 dda4ba5582f1013f0447dd6084dbc4b8

powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5):
Size/MD5: 80777664 2f86b2bbf427f5cd9ad4230f87aab6a1
Size/MD5: 3206352 e4adf960e211dbe93c7cb70a3d8cae75
Size/MD5: 96424 c005071737505b567f60f1d453baae1a
Size/MD5: 67694 b0af3582bb18d21a1f4b8a9ab8337fcd
Size/MD5: 10313582 ab429fc180c403c804ed6b387de9427c

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC):
Size/MD5: 78135176 6c21f46463479bd7ee265bdfda6c56f7
Size/MD5: 3188258 d64a8e32dc28d89b27acf203718a18eb
Size/MD5: 91868 8f1982672a49fc6a3b4c143f908a323b
Size/MD5: 66766 72ea8ae2a21540c480e979b65d971ba8
Size/MD5: 9464780 66cd0a187121b63fbc050c52e1b9e59c

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