mozilla -- several vulnerabilities

2007-03-10T00:00:00
ID DSA-1265
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2007-03-10T00:00:00

Description

Several security related problems have been discovered in Mozilla and derived products. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following vulnerabilities:

Several vulnerabilities in the layout engine allow 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 allow 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 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service. [MFSA 2006-68]

shutdown discovered a vulnerability that allows remote attackers to gain privileges and install malicious code via the watch JavaScript function. [MFSA 2006-70]

Steven Michaud discovered a programming bug that allows 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]

Georgi Guninski discovered several heap-based buffer overflows that allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code. [MFSA 2006-74]

For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in version 1.7.8-1sarge10.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in version 1.0.7-1 of iceape.

We recommend that you upgrade your Mozilla and Iceape packages.