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VULNERABILITIES - September 15, 2006

by Marianna Schmudlach / September 15, 2006 1:55 AM PDT

TITLE:
Mozilla SeaMonkey Multiple Vulnerabilities

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA21940

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/21940/

CRITICAL:
Highly critical

IMPACT:
Security Bypass, Spoofing, DoS, System access

WHERE:
From remote

SOFTWARE:
Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.x
http://secunia.com/product/9126/

DESCRIPTION:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Mozilla SeaMonkey, which
can be exploited by malicious people to conduct spoofing attacks,
bypass certain security restrictions, and potentially compromise a
user's system.

For more information:
SA21903
SA21939

Also see vulnerabilities #1, #3, #5, and #7 in:
SA21906

SOLUTION:
Update to version 1.0.5.
http://www.mozilla.org/projects/seamonkey/

OTHER REFERENCES:
SA21903:
http://secunia.com/advisories/21903/

SA21906:
http://secunia.com/advisories/21906/

SA21939:
http://secunia.com/advisories/21939/

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Mozilla Thunderbird Multiple Vulnerabilities
by Marianna Schmudlach / September 15, 2006 2:02 AM PDT

TITLE:
Mozilla Thunderbird Multiple Vulnerabilities

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA21939

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/21939/

CRITICAL:
Highly critical

IMPACT:
Security Bypass, DoS, System access

WHERE:
From remote

SOFTWARE:
Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.x
http://secunia.com/product/4652/
Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.x
http://secunia.com/product/9735/
Mozilla Thunderbird 0.x
http://secunia.com/product/2637/

DESCRIPTION:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Mozilla Thunderbird, which
can be exploited by malicious people to conduct man-in-the-middle
attacks, bypass certain security restrictions, and potentially
compromise a user's system.

The problem is that scripts in remote XBL files in e-mails can be
executed even when JavaScript has been disabled (JavaScript is
disabled by default). This can be exploited to cause JavaScript code
to be executed whenever the HTML content of an e-mail is being
viewed, forwarded, or replied to. This may also enable exploitation
of vulnerabilities requiring JavaScript.

Successful exploitation requires that the "Load Images" setting is
enabled.

Some other vulnerabilities have also been reported. For more
information:
SA21903

And vulnerabilities #1, #2, #3, and #7 in:
SA21906

NOTE: Exploitation of some of the vulnerabilities requires that
JavaScript is enabled.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 1.5.0.7.
http://www.mozilla.com/thunderbird/

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Georgi Guninski

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-63.html

OTHER REFERENCES:
SA21903:
http://secunia.com/advisories/21903/

SA21906:
http://secunia.com/advisories/21906/

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Mozilla Firefox Multiple Vulnerabilities
by Marianna Schmudlach / September 15, 2006 2:04 AM PDT

TITLE:
Mozilla Firefox Multiple Vulnerabilities

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA21906

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/21906/

CRITICAL:
Highly critical

IMPACT:
Security Bypass, Cross Site Scripting, Spoofing, DoS, System access

WHERE:
From remote

SOFTWARE:
Mozilla Firefox 1.x
http://secunia.com/product/4227/
Mozilla Firefox 0.x
http://secunia.com/product/3256/

DESCRIPTION:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Mozilla Firefox, which can
be exploited by malicious people to conduct man-in-the-middle,
spoofing, and cross-site scripting attacks, and potentially
compromise a user's system.

1) An error in the handling of JavaScript regular expressions
containing a minimal quantifier can be exploited to cause a
heap-based buffer overflow.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.

2) The auto-update mechanism uses SSL to communicate securely. The
problem is that users may have accepted an unverifiable self-signed
certificate when visiting a web site, which will allow an attacker to
redirect the update check to a malicious web site in a
man-in-the-middle attack.

3) Some time-dependent errors during text display can be exploited to
corrupt memory.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.

This is related to:
SA21513

4) An error exists within the verification of certain signatures in
the bundled Network Security Services (NSS) library.

For more information:
SA21903

5) An error in the cross-domain handling can be exploited to inject
arbitrary HTML and script code in a sub-frame of another web site via
a "[window].frames[index].document.open()" call.

6) An error exists due to blocked popups opened from the status bar
via the "blocked popups" functionality being opened in an incorrect
context in certain situations. This may be exploited to execute
arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context
of an arbitrary web site.

7) Some unspecified memory corruption errors may be exploited to
execute arbitrary code.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 1.5.0.7.
http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
1) Priit Laes, CanadianGuy, Girts Folkmanis, and Catalin Patulea
2) Jon Oberheide
3) Jonathan Watt and Michal Zalewski
4) Philip Mackenzie and Marius Schilder, Google
5-6) shutdown
7) Bernd Mielke, Georgi Guninski, Igor Bukanov, Jesse Ruderman,
Martijn Wargers, Mats Palmgren, Olli Pettay, shutdown, and Weston
Carloss

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
1) http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-57.html
2) http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-58.html
3) http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-59.html
4) http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-60.html
5) http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-61.html
6) http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-62.html
7) http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-64.html

OTHER REFERENCES:
SA21513:
http://secunia.com/advisories/21513/

SA21903:
http://secunia.com/advisories/21903/

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Symantec Norton Personal Firewall Denial of Service
by Marianna Schmudlach / September 15, 2006 2:06 AM PDT

TITLE:
Symantec Norton Personal Firewall Denial of Service

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA21938

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/21938/

CRITICAL:
Not critical

IMPACT:
DoS

WHERE:
Local system

SOFTWARE:
Symantec Norton Personal Firewall 2005
http://secunia.com/product/6637/
Symantec Norton Personal Firewall 2006
http://secunia.com/product/6638/

DESCRIPTION:
David Matousek has discovered a vulnerability in Symantec Norton
Personal Firewall, which can be exploited by malicious, local users
to cause a Denial of Service.

The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the handling of data
sent to the "\Device\SymEvent" device which is writable by
"Everyone". This can be exploited to crash a vulnerable system by
sending malformed data.

The vulnerability has been confirmed in Symantec Norton Personal
Firewall 2005 versions 8.0.5.14 and 8.0.7.1, and has also been
reported in Symantec Norton Personal Firewall 2006 version 9.1.0.33.
Other versions may also be affected.

SOLUTION:
Grant only trusted users access to affected systems.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
David Matousek

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://www.matousec.com/info/advisories/Norton-Insufficient-validation-of-S

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rPath updates for firefox and thunderbird (Linux)
by Marianna Schmudlach / September 15, 2006 4:22 AM PDT

TITLE:
rPath updates for firefox and thunderbird

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA21950

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/21950/

CRITICAL:
Highly critical

IMPACT:
Security Bypass, Cross Site Scripting, Spoofing, DoS, System access

WHERE:
From remote

OPERATING SYSTEM:
rPath Linux 1.x
http://secunia.com/product/10614/

DESCRIPTION:
rPath has issued updates for firefox and thunderbird. These fix some
vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to
conduct man-in-the-middle, spoofing, and cross-site scripting
attacks, and potentially compromise a user's system.

For more information:
SA21906
SA21939

SOLUTION:
Firefox users should update to:
firefox=/conary.rpath.com@rpl:devel//1/1.5.0.7-0.1-1

Thunderbird users should update to:
thunderbird=/conary.rpath.com@rpl:devel//1/1.5.0.7-0.1-1

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-640

OTHER REFERENCES:
SA21906:
http://secunia.com/advisories/21906/

SA21939:
http://secunia.com/advisories/21939/

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