Mozilla Firefox image graphics code execution

firefox-imagegraphics-code-execution (45357) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Mozilla Firefox could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an unspecified memory corruption vulnerability related to the image graphics rendering implementation. By persuading a victim to visit a malicious Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to corrupt memory and crash the browser or possibly execute arbitrary code on the system with the victim's privileges.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 9.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 6.9
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to MFSA 2008-42 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate update for your system. See References.

References:

  • Bugzilla@Mozilla - Bug 441368: Crash [@ nsSVGFEGaussianBlurElement::SetupPredivide] opening SVG file. (CVE-2008-4064)
  • Bugzilla@Mozilla - Bug 441995: crash in cairo_surface_set_device_offset () from /usr/lib/libcairo.so.2. (CVE-2008-4064)
  • Bugzilla@Mozilla - Bug 443693: Integer overflow in info_callback() processing animated PNG. (CVE-2008-4064)
  • MFSA 2008-42: Crashes with evidence of memory corruption (rv:1.9.0.2/1.8.1.17).
  • NORTEL BULLETIN ID: 2009009505, Rev 1: Nortel Response to Sun Alert 256408 - Solaris 10 - Vulnerabilities in Firefox May Allow Execution of Arbitrary Code.
  • Sun Alert ID: 256408: Multiple Security Vulnerabilities in Firefox Versions Before 2.0.0.19 May Allow Execution of Arbitrary Code or Access to Unauthorized Data.
  • ASA-2008-422: firefox security update (RHSA-2008-0879)
  • ASA-2009-158: Multiple Security Vulnerabilities in Firefox Versions Before 2.0.0.19 May Allow Execution of Arbitrary Code or Access to unauthorized Data (Sun 256408)
  • BID-31346: Mozilla Firefox/SeaMonkey/Thunderbird Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2008-4064: Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in Mozilla Firefox 3.x before 3.0.2 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to graphics rendering and (1) handling of a long alert messagebox in the cairo_surface_set_device_offset function, (2) integer overflows when handling animated PNG data in the info_callback function in nsPNGDecoder.cpp, and (3) an integer overflow when handling SVG data in the nsSVGFEGaussianBlurElement::SetupPredivide function in nsSVGFilters.cpp.
  • RHSA-2008-0879: Critical: firefox security update
  • SA32011: Mozilla Firefox 3 Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA34501: Sun Solaris Firefox Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1020916: Mozilla Firefox JavaScript Layout Engine Memory Corruption Bugs May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
  • SUSE-SA:2008:050: Mozilla security problems
  • USN-645-1: Firefox and xulrunner vulnerabilities
  • USN-645-2: Firefox vulnerabilities
  • USN-645-3: Firefox and xulrunner regression
  • USN-647-1: Thunderbird vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Canonical Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
  • Canonical Ubuntu 7.04
  • Canonical Ubuntu 7.10
  • Canonical Ubuntu 8.04 LTS
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.1
  • Novell Linux Desktop 9
  • Novell Linux POS 9
  • Novell Open Enterprise Server
  • Novell OpenSUSE 10.2
  • Novell OpenSUSE 10.3
  • Novell OpenSUSE 11.0
  • Novell SLE SDK 10 SP1
  • Novell SLE SDK 10 SP2
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 SP2 DEBUGINFO
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP2
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP2
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.7.z AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client Workstation
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5.2.z EUS
  • RedHat Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.7.z ES
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.0
  • SuSE SuSE SLES 9

Reported:

Sep 23, 2008

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