[USN-398-1] Firefox vulnerabilities

Scott geekboy at angrykeyboarder.com
Wed Jan 3 05:23:32 UTC 2007


Kees Cook spake thusly on 01/02/2007 07:41 PM:
> =========================================================== 
> Ubuntu Security Notice USN-398-1           January 02, 2007
> firefox vulnerabilities
> CVE-2006-6497, CVE-2006-6498, CVE-2006-6499, CVE-2006-6501,
> CVE-2006-6502, CVE-2006-6503, CVE-2006-6504, CVE-2006-6506,
> CVE-2006-6507
> ===========================================================
> 
> A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:
> 
> Ubuntu 6.10
> 
> 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 6.10:
>   firefox                                  2.0.0.1+0dfsg-0ubuntu0.6.10
>   firefox-dev                              2.0.0.1+0dfsg-0ubuntu0.6.10
>   libnspr-dev                              2.0.0.1+0dfsg-0ubuntu0.6.10
>   libnspr4                                 2.0.0.1+0dfsg-0ubuntu0.6.10
>   libnss-dev                               2.0.0.1+0dfsg-0ubuntu0.6.10
>   libnss3                                  2.0.0.1+0dfsg-0ubuntu0.6.10
> 
> After a standard system upgrade you need to restart Firefox to effect 
> the necessary changes.
> 
> Details follow:
> 
> Various flaws have been reported that allow an attacker to execute
> arbitrary code with user privileges by tricking the user into opening
> a malicious web page containing JavaScript or SVG.  (CVE-2006-6497, 
> CVE-2006-6498, CVE-2006-6499, CVE-2006-6501, CVE-2006-6502, 
> CVE-2006-6504)
> 
> Various flaws have been reported that allow an attacker to bypass 
> Firefox's internal XSS protections by tricking the user into opening a 
> malicious web page containing JavaScript.  (CVE-2006-6503, 
> CVE-2006-6507)
> 
> Jared Breland discovered that the "Feed Preview" feature could leak 
> referrer information to remote servers.  (CVE-2006-6506)


We're getting better.  This one only took 9 days...

http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/2.0.0.1/releasenotes/

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