Debian Security Advisory

DSA-2458-2 iceape -- several vulnerabilities

Date Reported:
13 May 2012
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2012-0455, CVE-2012-0456, CVE-2012-0458, CVE-2012-0461, CVE-2012-0467, CVE-2012-0470, CVE-2012-0471, CVE-2012-0477, CVE-2012-0479.
More information:

Several vulnerabilities have been found in the Iceape internet suite, an unbranded version of Seamonkey:

  • CVE-2012-0455

    Soroush Dalili discovered that a cross-site scripting countermeasure related to JavaScript URLs could be bypassed.

  • CVE-2012-0456

    Atte Kettunen discovered an out of bounds read in the SVG Filters, resulting in memory disclosure.

  • CVE-2012-0458

    Mariusz Mlynski discovered that privileges could be escalated through a JavaScript URL as the home page.

  • CVE-2012-0461

    Bob Clary discovered memory corruption bugs, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

  • CVE-2012-0467

    Bob Clary, Christian Holler, Brian Hackett, Bobby Holley, Gary Kwong, Hilary Hall, Honza Bambas, Jesse Ruderman, Julian Seward, and Olli Pettay discovered memory corruption bugs, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

  • CVE-2012-0470

    Atte Kettunen discovered that a memory corruption bug in gfxImageSurface may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

  • CVE-2012-0471

    Anne van Kesteren discovered that incorrect multibyte character encoding may lead to cross-site scripting.

  • CVE-2012-0477

    Masato Kinugawa discovered that incorrect encoding of Korean and Chinese character sets may lead to cross-site scripting.

  • CVE-2012-0479

    Jeroen van der Gun discovered a spoofing vulnerability in the presentation of Atom and RSS feeds over HTTPS.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.11-12

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your iceape packages.