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[DSA1210] DSA-1210-1 mozilla-firefox Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Several security related problems have been discovered in Mozilla and
derived products such as Mozilla Firefox. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following
Fernando Ribeiro discovered that a vulnerability in the getRawDER
function allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(hang) and possibly execute arbitrary code.
Daniel Bleichenbacher recently described an implementation error
in RSA signature verification that cause the application to
incorrectly trust SSL certificates.
trigger a heap-based buffer overflow which allows remote attackers
to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code.
A vulnerability has been discovered that allows remote attackers
to bypass the security model and inject content into the sub-frame
of another site.
Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in Firefox, Thunderbird and
SeaMonkey allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service,
corrupt memory, and possibly execute arbitrary code.
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.5.dfsg+18.104.22.168-1 of firefox.
We recommend that you upgrade your Mozilla Firefox packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1210
Threat Level: High
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