Package : iceweasel
Vulnerability : several
Problem-Type : remote
CVE ID : CVE-2007-3844 CVE-2007-3845
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:
"moz_bug_r_a4" discovered that a regression in the handling of
"about:blank" windows used by addons may lead to an attacker being
able to modify the content of web sites.
Jesper Johansson discovered that missing sanitising of double-quotes
and spaces in URIs passed to external programs may allow an attacker
to pass arbitrary arguments to the helper program if the user is
tricked into opening a malformed web page.
The Mozilla products in the oldstable distribution (sarge) are no longer
supported with with security updates.
For the stable distribution (etch) these problems have been fixed in version
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in version
We recommend that you upgrade your iceweasel packages.
will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
will install the referenced file.
If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:
will update the internal database
will install corrected packages
You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.
Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias etch