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Debian: Security update for Iceweasel

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Iceweasel, a web browser based on Firefox. The included XULRunner library provides rendering services for several other applications included in Debian.

Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2553-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
September 24, 2012                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : iceweasel
Vulnerability  : several
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2012-1970 CVE-2012-1972 CVE-2012-1973 CVE-2012-1974 
                CVE-2012-1975 CVE-2012-1976 CVE-2012-3959 CVE-2012-3962 
                CVE-2012-3969 CVE-2012-3972 CVE-2012-3978

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Iceweasel, a web
browser based on Firefox. The included XULRunner library provides
rendering services for several other applications included in Debian.

The reported vulnerabilities could lead to the execution of arbitrary
code or the bypass of content-loading restrictions via the location
object.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in
version 3.5.16-18.

For the testing distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in
version 10.0.7esr-2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 10.0.7esr-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your iceweasel packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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