Vulnerability Note VU#866300
Mozilla Firefox designMode deleted object reference
Mozilla Firefox contains a deleted object reference vulnerability. This may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.
Mozilla Firefox contains a vulnerability that causes a deleted object to be referenced when designMode is set to "on." When Firefox attempts to use this deleted object, the browser can crash. It may be possible to execute arbitrary code by using references to deleted objects.
A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Firefox.
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Update to Firefox 184.108.40.206, as specified in Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2006-30.
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Mozilla, Inc.||Affected||-||02 May 2006|
|Red Hat, Inc.||Not Affected||-||18 May 2006|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
This vulnerability was publicly disclosed by splices. Mozilla also credits Martijn Wargers and Nick Mott.
This document was written by Will Dormann.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2006-1993
- Date Public: 24 Apr 2006
- Date First Published: 02 May 2006
- Date Last Updated: 18 May 2006
- Severity Metric: 7.87
- Document Revision: 16
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