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(Red Hat Issues Fix) Mozilla Firefox Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024227
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024227
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-1205, CVE-2010-1208, CVE-2010-1209, CVE-2010-1211, CVE-2010-1212, CVE-2010-1214, CVE-2010-1215, CVE-2010-2752, CVE-2010-2753   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 21 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 3.5.11, prior to 3.6.7
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Mozilla Firefox. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

SeaMonkey versions prior to 2.0.6 are affected by some of these vulnerabilities.

Thunderbird versions prior to 3.0.6 and 3.1.1 are affected by some of these vulnerabilities.

Jesse Ruderman, Ehsan Akhgari, Mats Palmgren, Igor Bukanov, Gary Kwong, Tobias Markus, Daniel Holbert, David Anderson, Johnny Stenback, regenrecht via TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative, J23 via TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative, moz_bug_r_a4, and OUSPG researcher Aki Helin reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   Red Hat has issued a fix.

The Red Hat advisory is available at:

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0547.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-34.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Progeny Debian)
Underlying OS Comments:  4, 5

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Jul 21 2010 Mozilla Firefox Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code



 Source Message Contents

Subject:  [RHSA-2010:0547-01] Critical: firefox security update

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Critical: firefox security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2010:0547-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0547.html
Issue date:        2010-07-20
CVE Names:         CVE-2010-0654 CVE-2010-1205 CVE-2010-1206 
                   CVE-2010-1207 CVE-2010-1208 CVE-2010-1209 
                   CVE-2010-1210 CVE-2010-1211 CVE-2010-1212 
                   CVE-2010-1213 CVE-2010-1214 CVE-2010-1215 
                   CVE-2010-2751 CVE-2010-2752 CVE-2010-2753 
                   CVE-2010-2754 
=====================================================================

1. Summary:

Updated firefox packages that fix several security issues are now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical
security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores,
which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability
from the CVE links in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

RHEL Desktop Workstation (v. 5 client) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server) - i386, ia64, ppc, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 - i386, ia64, ppc, s390, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 4 - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 - i386, ia64, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 - i386, ia64, x86_64

3. Description:

Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser. XULRunner provides the XUL
Runtime environment for Mozilla Firefox.

Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. A web
page containing malicious content could cause Firefox to crash or,
potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running
Firefox. (CVE-2010-1208, CVE-2010-1209, CVE-2010-1211, CVE-2010-1212,
CVE-2010-1214, CVE-2010-1215, CVE-2010-2752, CVE-2010-2753)

A memory corruption flaw was found in the way Firefox decoded certain PNG
images. An attacker could create a specially-crafted PNG image that, when
opened, could cause Firefox to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary
code with the privileges of the user running Firefox. (CVE-2010-1205)

Several same-origin policy bypass flaws were found in Firefox. An attacker
could create a malicious web page that, when viewed by a victim, could
steal private data from a different website the victim has loaded with
Firefox. (CVE-2010-0654, CVE-2010-1207, CVE-2010-1213, CVE-2010-2754)

A flaw was found in the way Firefox presented the location bar to a user. A
malicious website could trick a user into thinking they are visiting the
site reported by the location bar, when the page is actually content
controlled by an attacker. (CVE-2010-1206)

A flaw was found in the way Firefox displayed the location bar when
visiting a secure web page. A malicious server could use this flaw to
present data that appears to originate from a secure server, even though it
does not. (CVE-2010-2751)

A flaw was found in the way Firefox displayed certain malformed characters.
A malicious web page could use this flaw to bypass certain string
sanitization methods, allowing it to display malicious information to
users. (CVE-2010-1210)

For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla security
advisories for Firefox 3.6.7. You can find a link to the Mozilla advisories
in the References section of this erratum.

All Firefox users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
Firefox version 3.6.7, which corrects these issues. After installing the
update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously-released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-11259

5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

568231 - CVE-2010-0654 firefox: cross-domain information disclosure
608238 - CVE-2010-1205 libpng: out-of-bounds memory write
608763 - CVE-2010-1206 Firefox: Spoofing attacks via vectors involving 'No Content' status code or via a windows.stop call
615455 - CVE-2010-1211 Mozilla miscellaneous memory safety hazards
615456 - CVE-2010-1212 Mozilla miscellaneous memory safety hazards
615458 - CVE-2010-1208 Mozilla DOM attribute cloning remote code execution vulnerability
615459 - CVE-2010-1209 Mozilla Use-after-free error in NodeIterator
615462 - CVE-2010-1214 Mozilla Plugin parameter EnsureCachedAttrParamArrays remote code execution vulnerability
615463 - CVE-2010-1215 Mozilla Arbitrary code execution using SJOW and fast native function
615464 - CVE-2010-2752 Mozilla nsCSSValue::Array index integer overflow
615466 - CVE-2010-2753 Mozilla nsTreeSelection dangling pointer remote code execution vulnerability
615471 - CVE-2010-1213 Mozilla Cross-origin data disclosure via Web Workers and importScripts
615472 - CVE-2010-1207 Mozilla Same-origin bypass using canvas context
615474 - CVE-2010-1210 Mozilla Characters mapped to U+FFFD in 8 bit encodings cause subsequent character to vanish
615480 - CVE-2010-2751 Mozilla SSL spoofing with history.back() and history.forward()
615488 - CVE-2010-2754 Mozilla Cross-origin data leakage from script filename in error messages

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4AS/en/os/SRPMS/firefox-3.6.7-2.el4.src.rpm

i386:
firefox-3.6.7-2.el4.i386.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-3.6.7-2.el4.i386.rpm

ia64:
firefox-3.6.7-2.el4.ia64.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-3.6.7-2.el4.ia64.rpm

ppc:
firefox-3.6.7-2.el4.ppc.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-3.6.7-2.el4.ppc.rpm

s390:
firefox-3.6.7-2.el4.s390.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-3.6.7-2.el4.s390.rpm

s390x:
firefox-3.6.7-2.el4.s390x.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-3.6.7-2.el4.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
firefox-3.6.7-2.el4.x86_64.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-3.6.7-2.el4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 4:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4Desktop/en/os/SRPMS/firefox-3.6.7-2.el4.src.rpm

i386:
firefox-3.6.7-2.el4.i386.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-3.6.7-2.el4.i386.rpm

x86_64:
firefox-3.6.7-2.el4.x86_64.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-3.6.7-2.el4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4ES/en/os/SRPMS/firefox-3.6.7-2.el4.src.rpm

i386:
firefox-3.6.7-2.el4.i386.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-3.6.7-2.el4.i386.rpm

ia64:
firefox-3.6.7-2.el4.ia64.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-3.6.7-2.el4.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
firefox-3.6.7-2.el4.x86_64.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-3.6.7-2.el4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4WS/en/os/SRPMS/firefox-3.6.7-2.el4.src.rpm

i386:
firefox-3.6.7-2.el4.i386.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-3.6.7-2.el4.i386.rpm

ia64:
firefox-3.6.7-2.el4.ia64.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-3.6.7-2.el4.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
firefox-3.6.7-2.el4.x86_64.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-3.6.7-2.el4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Client/en/os/SRPMS/firefox-3.6.7-2.el5.src.rpm
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Client/en/os/SRPMS/xulrunner-1.9.2.7-2.el5.src.rpm

i386:
firefox-3.6.7-2.el5.i386.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-3.6.7-2.el5.i386.rpm
xulrunner-1.9.2.7-2.el5.i386.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-1.9.2.7-2.el5.i386.rpm
xulrunner-devel-1.9.2.7-2.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
firefox-3.6.7-2.el5.i386.rpm
firefox-3.6.7-2.el5.x86_64.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-3.6.7-2.el5.i386.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-3.6.7-2.el5.x86_64.rpm
xulrunner-1.9.2.7-2.el5.i386.rpm
xulrunner-1.9.2.7-2.el5.x86_64.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-1.9.2.7-2.el5.i386.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-1.9.2.7-2.el5.x86_64.rpm

RHEL Desktop Workstation (v. 5 client):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Client/en/os/SRPMS/xulrunner-1.9.2.7-2.el5.src.rpm

i386:
xulrunner-debuginfo-1.9.2.7-2.el5.i386.rpm
xulrunner-devel-1.9.2.7-2.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
xulrunner-debuginfo-1.9.2.7-2.el5.i386.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-1.9.2.7-2.el5.x86_64.rpm
xulrunner-devel-1.9.2.7-2.el5.i386.rpm
xulrunner-devel-1.9.2.7-2.el5.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Server/en/os/SRPMS/firefox-3.6.7-2.el5.src.rpm
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Server/en/os/SRPMS/xulrunner-1.9.2.7-2.el5.src.rpm

i386:
firefox-3.6.7-2.el5.i386.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-3.6.7-2.el5.i386.rpm
xulrunner-1.9.2.7-2.el5.i386.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-1.9.2.7-2.el5.i386.rpm
xulrunner-devel-1.9.2.7-2.el5.i386.rpm

ia64:
firefox-3.6.7-2.el5.ia64.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-3.6.7-2.el5.ia64.rpm
xulrunner-1.9.2.7-2.el5.ia64.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-1.9.2.7-2.el5.ia64.rpm
xulrunner-devel-1.9.2.7-2.el5.ia64.rpm

ppc:
firefox-3.6.7-2.el5.ppc.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-3.6.7-2.el5.ppc.rpm
xulrunner-1.9.2.7-2.el5.ppc.rpm
xulrunner-1.9.2.7-2.el5.ppc64.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-1.9.2.7-2.el5.ppc.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-1.9.2.7-2.el5.ppc64.rpm
xulrunner-devel-1.9.2.7-2.el5.ppc.rpm
xulrunner-devel-1.9.2.7-2.el5.ppc64.rpm

s390x:
firefox-3.6.7-2.el5.s390.rpm
firefox-3.6.7-2.el5.s390x.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-3.6.7-2.el5.s390.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-3.6.7-2.el5.s390x.rpm
xulrunner-1.9.2.7-2.el5.s390.rpm
xulrunner-1.9.2.7-2.el5.s390x.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-1.9.2.7-2.el5.s390.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-1.9.2.7-2.el5.s390x.rpm
xulrunner-devel-1.9.2.7-2.el5.s390.rpm
xulrunner-devel-1.9.2.7-2.el5.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
firefox-3.6.7-2.el5.i386.rpm
firefox-3.6.7-2.el5.x86_64.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-3.6.7-2.el5.i386.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-3.6.7-2.el5.x86_64.rpm
xulrunner-1.9.2.7-2.el5.i386.rpm
xulrunner-1.9.2.7-2.el5.x86_64.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-1.9.2.7-2.el5.i386.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-1.9.2.7-2.el5.x86_64.rpm
xulrunner-devel-1.9.2.7-2.el5.i386.rpm
xulrunner-devel-1.9.2.7-2.el5.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and 
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-0654.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-1205.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-1206.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-1207.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-1208.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-1209.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-1210.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-1211.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-1212.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-1213.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-1214.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-1215.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2751.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2752.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2753.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2754.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical
http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefox36.html#firefox3.6.7

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>.  More contact
details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2010 Red Hat, Inc.
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