Vulnerability Note VU#428500
Mozilla LiveConnect vulnerable to crash finalizing JS objects
A vulnerability exists in the Mozilla LiveConnect that may allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service.
The crash is due to re-use of an already-freed object and we presume this could be exploited with enough effort.
A remote, unathenticated attacker may be able to cause a denial of service.
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Debian GNU/Linux||Affected||-||05 Apr 2007|
|Fedora Project||Affected||-||18 Jan 2007|
|Gentoo Linux||Affected||-||18 Jan 2007|
|Mandriva, Inc.||Affected||-||18 Jan 2007|
|Mozilla||Affected||-||21 Dec 2006|
|Red Hat, Inc.||Affected||-||18 Jan 2007|
|rPath||Affected||-||18 Jan 2007|
|Slackware Linux Inc.||Affected||-||18 Jan 2007|
|SUSE Linux||Affected||-||18 Jan 2007|
|Ubuntu||Affected||-||18 Jan 2007|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
This vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2006-71. Mozilla credits Steven Michaud with providing information about this issue.
This document was written by Chris Taschner.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2006-6502
- Date Public: 19 Dec 2006
- Date First Published: 18 Jan 2007
- Date Last Updated: 05 Apr 2007
- Severity Metric: 3.64
- Document Revision: 25
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