Vulnerability Note VU#252324

Mozilla display style vulnerability

Original Release date: 17 Apr 2006 | Last revised: 17 Apr 2006

Overview

Mozilla products contain an unspecified vulnerability in the way they handle display styles. This vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial-of-service condition.

Description

Mozilla products contain an unspecified vulnerability in the way they handle the -moz-grid and -moz-grid-group display styles. If a remote attacker can persuade a user to access a specially crafted web page, that attacker may be able to cause the attacked Mozilla product to crash in a way that could allow them to execute arbitrary code.

For more information please refer to Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2006-11.

Impact

A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code or cause the attacked Mozilla product to crash.

Solution

Upgrade
Refer to Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2006-11 for fixed versions of Mozilla products.

Disable JavaScript


For instructions on how to disable JavaScript in Firefox, please refer to the Firefox section of the Securing Your Web Browser document.

Systems Affected (Learn More)

VendorStatusDate NotifiedDate Updated
Mozilla, Inc.Affected-17 Apr 2006
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CVSS Metrics (Learn More)

Group Score Vector
Base N/A N/A
Temporal N/A N/A
Environmental N/A N/A

References

Credit

This vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2006-11. Mozilla credits Alden D'Souza with providing information regarding this issue.

This document was written by Jeff Gennari

Other Information

  • CVE IDs: Unknown
  • Date Public: 11 Apr 2006
  • Date First Published: 17 Apr 2006
  • Date Last Updated: 17 Apr 2006
  • Severity Metric: 17.56
  • Document Revision: 15

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