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Debian: Security update for Iceweasel

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Iceweasel, a web browser based on Firefox. “moz_bug_r_a4” discovered a privilege escalation vulnerability in addon handling. Yosuke Hasegawa discovered that incorrect handling of Shift-JIS encodings could lead to cross-site scripting. Marc Schoenefeld discovered that profiling the Javascript code could lead to memory corruption. Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2341-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
November 09, 2011                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : iceweasel
Vulnerability  : several
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2011-3647 CVE-2011-3648 CVE-2011-3650 

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.

CVE-2011-3647

  "moz_bug_r_a4" discovered a privilege escalation vulnerability in
  addon handling.    

CVE-2011-3648

  Yosuke Hasegawa discovered that incorrect handling of Shift-JIS 
  encodings could lead to cross-site scripting.

CVE-2011-3650

  Marc Schoenefeld discovered that profiling the Javascript code
  could lead to memory corruption.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.9.0.19-15 of the xulrunner source package.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.5.16-11.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 8.0-1.

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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