Vulnerability Note VU#466673
Mozilla contains multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities
Mozilla contains several memory corruption vulnerabilities. This may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.
Mozilla team members have discovered multiple vulnerabilities that cause the browser engine to crash. In certain circumstances, these vulnerabilities may allow arbitrary code execution. Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird are reported to be vulnerable.
By convincing a user to view a specially crafted HTML document (e.g., a web page, an HTML email message, or an HTML email attachment), an attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user.
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Refer to Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2006-32 for fixed versions of Mozilla products.
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|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Mozilla, Inc.||Affected||-||02 Jun 2006|
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Thanks to the Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Will Dormann.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2006-2779
- Date Public: 01 Jun 2006
- Date First Published: 02 Jun 2006
- Date Last Updated: 09 Feb 2007
- Severity Metric: 8.03
- Document Revision: 15
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