DescriptionMozilla Firefox before 5.0 does not properly enforce the whitelist for the xpinstall functionality, which allows remote attackers to trigger an installation dialog for a (1) add-on or (2) theme via unspecified vectors.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
iceapesource(unstable)(not affected)
icedovesource(unstable)(not affected)
iceweaselsourcelenny(not affected)
iceweaselsourcesqueeze(not affected)
xulrunnersource(unstable)(not affected)


- xulrunner <not-affected> (Only affects Firefox 4.x and above)
[lenny] - iceweasel <not-affected> (Lenny's iceweasel uses Xulrunner from the xulrunner source pkg)
[squeeze] - iceweasel <not-affected> (Only affects Firefox 4.x and above)
- iceape <not-affected> (Only affects Firefox 4.x and above)
- icedove <not-affected> (Only affects Firefox 4.x and above)

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