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[DSA1253] DSA-1253-1 mozilla-firefox

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1253-1 mozilla-firefox

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Several security related problems have been discovered in Mozilla and
derived products such as Mozilla Firefox. The Common Vulnerabilities
and Exposures project identifies the following vulnerabilities:
Several vulnerabilities in the layout engine permit remote
attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly permit them to
execute arbitrary code. [MFSA 2006-68]
Several vulnerabilities in the JavaScript engine permit remote
attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly permit them to
execute arbitrary code. [MFSA 2006-68]
A bug in the js_dtoa function permits remote attackers to cause a
denial of service. [MFSA 2006-68]
"shutdown" discovered a vulnerability that permits remote attackers
to gain rights and install malicious code via the watch
JavaScript function. [MFSA 2006-70]
Steven Michaud discovered a programming bug that permits remote
attackers to cause a denial of service. [MFSA 2006-71]
"moz_bug_r_a4" reported that the src attribute of an IMG element
could be used to inject JavaScript code. [MFSA 2006-72]
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.0.4-2sarge15.
For the testing (etch) and unstable (sid) distribution these problems
have been fixed in version 2.0.0.1+dfsg-2 of iceweasel.
We recommend that you upgrade your firefox and iceweasel packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1253
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 21668

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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