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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.59156
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu USN-468-1 (firefox)
Summary:Ubuntu USN-468-1 (firefox)
Description:
The remote host is missing an update to firefox
announced via advisory USN-468-1.

A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
Ubuntu 6.10
Ubuntu 7.04

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

Details follow:

Various flaws were discovered in the layout and JavaScript engines.
By tricking a user into opening a malicious web page, an attacker could
execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges. (CVE-2007-2867,
CVE-2007-2868)

A flaw was discovered in the form autocomplete feature. By tricking
a user into opening a malicious web page, an attacker could cause a
persistent denial of service. (CVE-2007-2869)

Nicolas Derouet discovered flaws in cookie handling. By tricking a user
into opening a malicious web page, an attacker could force the browser to
consume large quantities of disk or memory while processing long cookie
paths. (CVE-2007-1362)

A flaw was discovered in the same-origin policy handling of the
addEventListener JavaScript method. A malicious web site could exploit
this to modify the contents, or steal confidential data (such as
passwords), of other web pages. (CVE-2007-2870)

Chris Thomas discovered a flaw in XUL popups. A malicious web site
could exploit this to spoof or obscure portions of the browser UI,
such as the location bar. (CVE-2007-2871)

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

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
firefox 1.5.dfsg+1.5.0.12-0ubuntu0.6.06.1

Ubuntu 6.10:
firefox 2.0.0.4+0dfsg-0ubuntu0.6.10

Ubuntu 7.04:
firefox 2.0.0.4+1-0ubuntu1

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

http://www.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=USN-468-1

Risk factor : Critical
Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-1362
Bugtraq: 20070531 FLEA-2007-0023-1: firefox (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/470172/100/200/threaded
Debian Security Information: DSA-1300 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1300
Debian Security Information: DSA-1306 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1306
Debian Security Information: DSA-1308 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1308
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200706-06.xml
HPdes Security Advisory: HPSBUX02153
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c00771742
HPdes Security Advisory: SSRT061181
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:120
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:126
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0400.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0401.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0402.html
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2007&m=slackware-security.571857
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2007:036 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_36_mozilla.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-468-1
Cert/CC Advisory: TA07-151A
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-151A.html
BugTraq ID: 24242
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24242
BugTraq ID: 22879
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22879
http://osvdb.org/35140
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10759
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1994
http://www.osvdb.org/35139
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018162
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018163
http://secunia.com/advisories/25476
http://secunia.com/advisories/25533
http://secunia.com/advisories/25559
http://secunia.com/advisories/25635
http://secunia.com/advisories/25647
http://secunia.com/advisories/25685
http://secunia.com/advisories/25534
http://secunia.com/advisories/25490
http://secunia.com/advisories/25750
http://secunia.com/advisories/25858
XForce ISS Database: mozilla-doccookie-dos(34613)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/34613
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-2867
Bugtraq: 20070620 FLEA-2007-0027-1: thunderbird (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/471842/100/0/threaded
Debian Security Information: DSA-1305 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1305
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2747
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2749
HPdes Security Advisory: HPSBUX02156
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c00774579
HPdes Security Advisory: SSRT061236
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:119
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:131
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2007&m=slackware-security.363947
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103136-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-201532-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-469-1
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#751636
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/751636
http://osvdb.org/35134
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10066
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3664
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0082
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018151
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018153
http://secunia.com/advisories/25496
http://secunia.com/advisories/25644
http://secunia.com/advisories/24406
http://secunia.com/advisories/24456
http://secunia.com/advisories/25664
http://secunia.com/advisories/25469
http://secunia.com/advisories/25488
http://secunia.com/advisories/25489
http://secunia.com/advisories/25491
http://secunia.com/advisories/25492
http://secunia.com/advisories/27423
http://secunia.com/advisories/28363
XForce ISS Database: mozilla-layoutengine-dos(34604)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/34604
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-2868
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103125-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-201505-1
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#609956
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/609956
http://osvdb.org/35138
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10711
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3632
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018152
http://secunia.com/advisories/27427
XForce ISS Database: mozilla-javascripteng-code-execution(34605)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/34605
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-2869
http://osvdb.org/35135
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11208
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018154
XForce ISS Database: firefox-autocomplete-dos(34612)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/34612
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-2870
http://osvdb.org/35136
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9547
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018160
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018161
XForce ISS Database: mozilla-addeventlistener-xss(34614)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/34614
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-2871
http://osvdb.org/35137
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11433
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018155
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018156
XForce ISS Database: mozilla-xulpopups-spoofing(34606)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/34606
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2007 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com

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