Debian Security Advisory

DSA-2489-1 iceape -- several vulnerabilities

Date Reported:
07 Jun 2012
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2012-1937, CVE-2012-1940, CVE-2012-1947.
More information:

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

  • CVE-2012-1937

    Mozilla developers discovered several memory corruption bugs, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

  • CVE-2012-1940

    Abhishek Arya discovered a use-after-free problem when working with column layout with absolute positioning in a container that changes size, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

  • CVE-2012-1947

    Abhishek Arya discovered a heap buffer overflow in utf16 to latin1 character set conversion, allowing to execute arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.11-13.

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

We recommend that you upgrade your iceape packages.