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<glsa id="200408-22">
<title>Mozilla, Firefox, Thunderbird, Galeon, Epiphany: New releases fix vulnerabilities</title>
New releases of Mozilla, Epiphany, Galeon, Mozilla Thunderbird, and Mozilla
Firefox fix several vulnerabilities, including remote DoS and buffer
<product type="ebuild">www-client/mozilla, www-client/mozilla-firefox, mail-client/mozilla-thunderbird, www-client/galeon, www-client/epiphany</product>
<announced>August 23, 2004</announced>
<revised>December 30, 2007: 06</revised>
<package name="www-client/mozilla" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.7.2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.7.2</vulnerable>
<package name="www-client/mozilla-firefox" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.9.3</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.9.3</vulnerable>
<package name="mail-client/mozilla-thunderbird" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.7.3</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.7.3</vulnerable>
<package name="www-client/mozilla-bin" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.7.2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.7.2</vulnerable>
<package name="www-client/mozilla-firefox-bin" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.9.3</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.9.3</vulnerable>
<package name="mail-client/mozilla-thunderbird-bin" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.7.3</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.7.3</vulnerable>
<package name="www-client/epiphany" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.2.7-r1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.2.7-r1</vulnerable>
<package name="www-client/galeon" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.3.17</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.3.17</vulnerable>
Mozilla is a popular web browser that includes a mail and newsreader.
Galeon and Epiphany are both web browsers that use gecko, the Mozilla
rendering engine. Mozilla Firefox is the next-generation browser from
the Mozilla project that incorporates advanced features that are yet to
be incorporated into Mozilla. Mozilla Thunderbird is the
next-generation mail client from the Mozilla project.
Mozilla, Galeon, Epiphany, Mozilla Firefox and Mozilla Thunderbird
contain the following vulnerabilities:
<li>All Mozilla tools use libpng for graphics. This library contains a
buffer overflow which may lead to arbitrary code execution.</li>
<li>If a user imports a forged Certificate Authority (CA) certificate,
it may overwrite and corrupt the valid CA already installed on the
Mozilla, Mozilla Firefox, and other gecko-based browsers also contain a
bug in their caching which may allow the SSL icon to remain visible,
even when the site in question is an insecure site.
<impact type="normal">
Users of Mozilla, Mozilla Firefox, and other gecko-based browsers are
susceptible to SSL certificate spoofing, a Denial of Service against
legitimate SSL sites, crashes, and arbitrary code execution. Users of
Mozilla Thunderbird are susceptible to crashes and arbitrary code
execution via malicious e-mails.
There is no known workaround for most of these vulnerabilities. All
users are advised to upgrade to the latest available version.
All users should upgrade to the latest stable version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv your-version
# emerge your-version</code>
<uri link="">CAN-2004-0763</uri>
<uri link="">CAN-2004-0758</uri>
<uri link="">CAN-2004-0597</uri>
<uri link="">CAN-2004-0598</uri>
<uri link="">CAN-2004-0599</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Thu, 5 Aug 2004 18:21:36 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 5 Aug 2004 19:57:21 +0000">