Debian DSA-1308-1 : iceweasel - several vulnerabilities

2007-06-18T00:00:00
ID DEBIAN_DSA-1308.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2020-08-02T00:00:00

Description

Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Iceweasel web browser, an unbranded version of the Firefox browser. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems :

  • CVE-2007-1362 Nicolas Derouet discovered that Iceweasel performs insufficient validation of cookies, which could lead to denial of service.

  • CVE-2007-2867 Boris Zbarsky, Eli Friedman, Georgi Guninski, Jesse Ruderman, Martijn Wargers and Olli Pettay discovered crashes in the layout engine, which might allow the execution of arbitrary code.

  • CVE-2007-2868 Brendan Eich, Igor Bukanov, Jesse Ruderman,

                                        
                                            #%NASL_MIN_LEVEL 80502
#
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were  
# extracted from Debian Security Advisory DSA-1308. The text 
# itself is copyright (C) Software in the Public Interest, Inc.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(25530);
  script_version("1.21");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/08/02 13:32:20");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2007-1362", "CVE-2007-2867", "CVE-2007-2868", "CVE-2007-2869", "CVE-2007-2870", "CVE-2007-2871");
  script_xref(name:"DSA", value:"1308");

  script_name(english:"Debian DSA-1308-1 : iceweasel - several vulnerabilities");
  script_summary(english:"Checks dpkg output for the updated package");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Iceweasel
web browser, an unbranded version of the Firefox browser. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following
problems :

  - CVE-2007-1362
    Nicolas Derouet discovered that Iceweasel performs
    insufficient validation of cookies, which could lead to
    denial of service.

  - CVE-2007-2867
    Boris Zbarsky, Eli Friedman, Georgi Guninski, Jesse
    Ruderman, Martijn Wargers and Olli Pettay discovered
    crashes in the layout engine, which might allow the
    execution of arbitrary code.

  - CVE-2007-2868
    Brendan Eich, Igor Bukanov, Jesse Ruderman,
    'moz_bug_r_a4' and Wladimir Palant discovered crashes in
    the JavaScript engine, which might allow the execution
    of arbitrary code.

  - CVE-2007-2869
    'Marcel' discovered that malicious websites can cause
    massive resource consumption through the auto completion
    feature, resulting in denial of service.

  - CVE-2007-2870
    'moz_bug_r_a4' discovered that adding an event listener
    through theaddEventListener() function allows cross-site
    scripting.

  - CVE-2007-2871
    Chris Thomas discovered that XUL popups can be abused
    for spoofing or phishing attacks.

Fixes for the oldstable distribution (sarge) are not available. While
there will be another round of security updates for Mozilla products,
Debian doesn't have the resources to backport further security fixes
to the old Mozilla products. You're strongly encouraged to upgrade to
stable as soon as possible."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2007-1362"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2007-2867"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2007-2868"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2007-2869"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2007-2870"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2007-2871"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1308"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:
"Upgrade the iceweasel packages.

For the stable distribution (etch) these problems have been fixed in
version 2.0.0.4-0etch1. A build for the Alpha architecture is not yet
available, it will be provided later."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C");
  script_cwe_id(20, 94, 119);

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:iceweasel");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2007/06/14");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2007/06/18");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.");
  script_family(english:"Debian Local Security Checks");

  script_dependencies("ssh_get_info.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/local_checks_enabled", "Host/Debian/release", "Host/Debian/dpkg-l");

  exit(0);
}


include("audit.inc");
include("debian_package.inc");


if (!get_kb_item("Host/local_checks_enabled")) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_ENABLED);
if (!get_kb_item("Host/Debian/release")) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Debian");
if (!get_kb_item("Host/Debian/dpkg-l")) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_LIST_MISSING);


flag = 0;
if (deb_check(release:"4.0", prefix:"firefox", reference:"2.0.0.4-0etch1")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"4.0", prefix:"firefox-dom-inspector", reference:"2.0.0.4-0etch1")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"4.0", prefix:"firefox-gnome-support", reference:"2.0.0.4-0etch1")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"4.0", prefix:"iceweasel", reference:"2.0.0.4-0etch1")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"4.0", prefix:"iceweasel-dbg", reference:"2.0.0.4-0etch1")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"4.0", prefix:"iceweasel-dom-inspector", reference:"2.0.0.4-0etch1")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"4.0", prefix:"iceweasel-gnome-support", reference:"2.0.0.4-0etch1")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"4.0", prefix:"mozilla-firefox", reference:"2.0.0.4-0etch1")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"4.0", prefix:"mozilla-firefox-dom-inspector", reference:"2.0.0.4-0etch1")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"4.0", prefix:"mozilla-firefox-gnome-support", reference:"2.0.0.4-0etch1")) flag++;

if (flag)
{
  if (report_verbosity > 0) security_hole(port:0, extra:deb_report_get());
  else security_hole(0);
  exit(0);
}
else audit(AUDIT_HOST_NOT, "affected");