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Mozilla CSS integer overflow vulnerability

Vulnerability Note VU#179014

Original Release Date: 2006-04-17 | Last Revised: 2006-05-17

Overview

Mozilla products contain an integer overflow that could allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Description

Cascading Style Sheets

CSS is a mechanism for adding style to web documents.

The problem

Mozilla products contain an integer overflow in the CSS letter spacing property. This may allow a remote attacker to manipulate memory allocation routines to create an undersized buffer. When data is copied to this buffer, a heap-based buffer overflow may occur.

For a list of affected, products refer to Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2006-22.

Impact

If an attacker can persuade a user to access a specially crafted web page, that attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade
Refer to Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2006-22 for fixed versions of Mozilla products.

Vendor Information

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Mozilla, Inc.

Updated:  April 17, 2006

Status

  Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

Refer to http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-22.html.

If you have feedback, comments, or additional information about this vulnerability, please send us email.

Red Hat, Inc.

Updated:  May 17, 2006

Status

  Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

This issue affected Firefox and Thunderbird as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, and Mozilla as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, and 4. Updated packages are available along with our advisories at the URL below and by using the Red Hat Network 'up2date' tool.

https://rhn.redhat.com/cve/CVE-2006-1730.html

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

If you have feedback, comments, or additional information about this vulnerability, please send us email.


CVSS Metrics

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

References

Credit

This vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2006-22

This document was written by Jeff Gennari.

Other Information

CVE IDs: CVE-2006-1730
Severity Metric: 31.40
Date Public: 2006-04-13
Date First Published: 2006-04-17
Date Last Updated: 2006-05-17 12:43 UTC
Document Revision: 19

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