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Comment: NSA Methods for FF infiltration ? (Score 0) 99

by JackDonovan (#45046089) Attached to: The Hail Mary Cloud and the Lessons Learned
I am running FF 18.0.2 here and was in the process of advising somebody that proper symmetric crypto (IPSEC in this case) was actually providing REAL security, if the key is carefully transported so that they cannot copy it at some kind of police checkpoint (airport). Then I got a little crash of FF (with JS enabled). loading the core file and doing a stacktrace yielded:

oading symbols from /usr/X11R6/lib/libXss.so.5.0...done.
Loaded symbols for /usr/X11R6/lib/libXss.so.5.0
Reading symbols from /usr/local/lib/libsoftokn3.so.33.0...done.
Loaded symbols for /usr/local/lib/libsoftokn3.so.33.0
Reading symbols from /usr/local/lib/libnssdbm3.so.33.0...done.
Loaded symbols for /usr/local/lib/libnssdbm3.so.33.0
Reading symbols from /usr/local/lib/libfreebl3.so.33.0...done.
Loaded symbols for /usr/local/lib/libfreebl3.so.33.0
Reading symbols from /usr/local/lib/libnssckbi.so.33.0...done.
Loaded symbols for /usr/local/lib/libnssckbi.so.33.0
#0 0x03964c2d in kill () at <stdin>:2
2 <stdin>: No such file or directory.
in <stdin>
(gdb) bt
#0 0x03964c2d in kill () at <stdin>:2
#1 0x039d0826 in raise (s=11) at /usr/src/lib/libc/gen/raise.c:39
#2 0x06e79f8d in XRE_InstallX11ErrorHandler ()
from /usr/local/lib/firefox-18.0.2/libxul.so.37.0
#3 <signal handler called>
#4 0x08542420 in JS_DefineProfilingFunctions ()
from /usr/local/lib/firefox-18.0.2/libxul.so.37.0
gdb in realloc(): error: bogus pointer (double free?) 0x7462
Abort trap (core dumped)

We really need to record all bytes txmitted and then review the dumps when we get core files. Forward to Kaspersky for analysis. Stick it to them.

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