Debian DSA-1671-1 : iceweasel - several vulnerabilities

2008-11-25T00:00:00
ID DEBIAN_DSA-1671.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2020-09-02T00:00:00

Description

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

  • CVE-2008-0017 Justin Schuh discovered that a buffer overflow in the http-index-format parser could lead to arbitrary code execution.

  • CVE-2008-4582 Liu Die Yu discovered an information leak through local shortcut files.

  • CVE-2008-5012 Georgi Guninski, Michal Zalewski and Chris Evan discovered that the canvas element could be used to bypass same-origin restrictions.

  • CVE-2008-5013 It was discovered that insufficient checks in the Flash plugin glue code could lead to arbitrary code execution.

  • CVE-2008-5014 Jesse Ruderman discovered that a programming error in the window.proto.proto object could lead to arbitrary code execution.

  • CVE-2008-5017 It was discovered that crashes in the layout engine could lead to arbitrary code execution.

  • CVE-2008-5018 It was discovered that crashes in the JavaScript engine could lead to arbitrary code execution.

  • CVE-2008-5021 It was discovered that a crash in the nsFrameManager might lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

  • CVE-2008-5022 'moz_bug_r_a4' discovered that the same-origin check in nsXMLHttpRequest::NotifyEventListeners() could be bypassed.

  • CVE-2008-5023 Collin Jackson discovered that the -moz-binding property bypasses security checks on codebase principals.

  • CVE-2008-5024 Chris Evans discovered that quote characters were improperly escaped in the default namespace of E4X documents.

                                        
                                            #%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-1671. The text 
# itself is copyright (C) Software in the Public Interest, Inc.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(34950);
  script_version("1.14");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/08/02 13:32:21");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2008-0017", "CVE-2008-4582", "CVE-2008-5012", "CVE-2008-5013", "CVE-2008-5014", "CVE-2008-5017", "CVE-2008-5018", "CVE-2008-5021", "CVE-2008-5022", "CVE-2008-5023", "CVE-2008-5024");
  script_xref(name:"DSA", value:"1671");

  script_name(english:"Debian DSA-1671-1 : 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
webbrowser, an unbranded version of the Firefox browser. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following
problems :

  - CVE-2008-0017
    Justin Schuh discovered that a buffer overflow in the
    http-index-format parser could lead to arbitrary code
    execution.

  - CVE-2008-4582
    Liu Die Yu discovered an information leak through local
    shortcut files.

  - CVE-2008-5012
    Georgi Guninski, Michal Zalewski and Chris Evan
    discovered that the canvas element could be used to
    bypass same-origin restrictions.

  - CVE-2008-5013
    It was discovered that insufficient checks in the Flash
    plugin glue code could lead to arbitrary code execution.

  - CVE-2008-5014
    Jesse Ruderman discovered that a programming error in
    the window.__proto__.__proto__ object could lead to
    arbitrary code execution.

  - CVE-2008-5017
    It was discovered that crashes in the layout engine
    could lead to arbitrary code execution.

  - CVE-2008-5018
    It was discovered that crashes in the JavaScript engine
    could lead to arbitrary code execution.

  - CVE-2008-5021
    It was discovered that a crash in the nsFrameManager
    might lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

  - CVE-2008-5022
    'moz_bug_r_a4' discovered that the same-origin check in
    nsXMLHttpRequest::NotifyEventListeners() could be
    bypassed.

  - CVE-2008-5023
    Collin Jackson discovered that the -moz-binding property
    bypasses security checks on codebase principals.

  - CVE-2008-5024
    Chris Evans discovered that quote characters were
    improperly escaped in the default namespace of E4X
    documents."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-0017"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-4582"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-5012"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-5013"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-5014"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-5017"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-5018"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-5021"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-5022"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-5023"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-5024"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1671"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:
"Upgrade the iceweasel package.

For the stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in
version 2.0.0.18-0etch1.

For the upcoming stable distribution (lenny) and the unstable
distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 3.0.4-1
of iceweasel and version 1.9.0.4-1 of xulrunner. Packages for arm and
mips will be provided soon."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C");
  script_cwe_id(20, 94, 119, 189, 200, 264, 287, 399);

  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:"2008/11/24");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2008/11/25");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2019 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:"2.0.0.18-0etch1")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"4.0", prefix:"firefox-dom-inspector", reference:"2.0.0.18-0etch1")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"4.0", prefix:"firefox-gnome-support", reference:"2.0.0.18-0etch1")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"4.0", prefix:"iceweasel", reference:"2.0.0.18-0etch1")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"4.0", prefix:"iceweasel-dbg", reference:"2.0.0.18-0etch1")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"4.0", prefix:"iceweasel-dom-inspector", reference:"2.0.0.18-0etch1")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"4.0", prefix:"iceweasel-gnome-support", reference:"2.0.0.18-0etch1")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"4.0", prefix:"mozilla-firefox", reference:"2.0.0.18-0etch1")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"4.0", prefix:"mozilla-firefox-dom-inspector", reference:"2.0.0.18-0etch1")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"4.0", prefix:"mozilla-firefox-gnome-support", reference:"2.0.0.18-0etch1")) 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");