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[DSA838] DSA-838-1 mozilla-firefox

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-838-1 mozilla-firefox

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Multiple security vulnerabilities have been identified in the
mozilla-firefox web browser. These vulnerabilities could permit an
attacker to execute code on the victim's machine via specially crafted
network resources.
Heap overrun in XBM image processing
Denial of service (crash) and possible execution of arbitrary
code via Unicode sequences with "zero-width non-joiner"
characters.
XMLHttpRequest header spoofing
Object spoofing using XBL
JavaScript integer overflow
Privilege escalation using about: scheme
Chrome window spoofing permiting windows to be created without
UI components such as a URL bar or status bar that could be
used to carry out phishing attacks
For the stable distribution (sarge), these problems have been fixed in
version 1.0.4-2sarge5.
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 1.0.7-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your mozilla-firefox package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-838
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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