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Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian Security Advisory DSA 1840-1 (xulrunner)
The remote host is missing an update to xulrunner
announced via advisory DSA 1840-1.

Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in Xulrunner, a
runtime environment for XUL applications, such as the Iceweasel web
browser. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the
following problems:


Martijn Wargers, Arno Renevier, Jesse Ruderman, Olli Pettay and Blake
Kaplan disocvered several issues in the browser engine that could
potentially lead to the execution of arbitrary code. (MFSA 2009-34)


monarch2020 reported an integer overflow in a base64 decoding function.
(MFSA 2009-34)


Christophe Charron reported a possibly exploitable crash occuring when
multiple RDF files were loaded in a XUL tree element. (MFSA 2009-34)


Yongqian Li reported that an unsafe memory condition could be created by
specially crafted document. (MFSA 2009-34)


Peter Van der Beken, Mike Shaver, Jesse Ruderman, and Carsten Book
discovered several issues in the JavaScript engine that could possibly
lead to the execution of arbitrary JavaScript. (MFSA 2009-34)


Attila Suszter discovered an issue related to a specially crafted Flash
object, which could be used to run arbitrary code. (MFSA 2009-35)


PenPal discovered that it is possible to execute arbitrary code via a
specially crafted SVG element. (MFSA 2009-37)


Blake Kaplan discovered a flaw in the JavaScript engine that might allow
an attacker to execute arbitrary JavaScript with chrome privileges.
(MFSA 2009-39)


moz_bug_r_a4 discovered an issue in the JavaScript engine that could be
used to perform cross-site scripting attacks. (MFSA 2009-40)

For the stable distribution (lenny), these problems have been fixed in

As indicated in the Etch release notes, security support for the
Mozilla products in the oldstable distribution needed to be stopped
before the end of the regular Etch security maintenance life cycle.
You are strongly encouraged to upgrade to stable or switch to a still
supported browser.

For the testing distribution (squeeze), these problems will be fixed

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in

We recommend that you upgrade your xulrunner packages.


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CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-2462
BugTraq ID: 35758
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2009:1162
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2009:1163
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2009:039 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2009:042 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-2463
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2010:013 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-2464
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-2465
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-2466
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-2467
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-2469
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-2471
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-2472
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