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Mozilla contains multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Note VU#527676

Original Release Date: 2006-07-27 | Last Revised: 2007-07-17

Overview

Mozilla products contain multiple vulnerabilities that can cause memory corruption. This may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.

Description

Mozilla products contain multiple bugs that cause the application to crash. In some cases, a crash may be exploitable to execute arbitrary code.

Impact

A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system. The attacker could also cause the vulnerable application to crash.

Solution

Apply an update

This vulnerability is addressed in Firefox 1.5.0.5, Thunderbird 1.5.0.5, and SeaMonkey 1.0.3, according to the Mozilla Foundation Security Update 2006-55.


Disable JavaScript

These vulnerabilities can be mitigated by disabling JavaScript.

Vendor Information

527676
 
Affected   Unknown   Unaffected

Mozilla, Inc.

Updated:  July 27, 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

Please see Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2006-55.

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CVSS Metrics

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

References

Acknowledgements

This vulnerability was reported by the Mozilla Foundation, who in turn credit Boris Zbarsky, Darin Fisher, Daniel Veditz, Jesse Ruderman, Martijn Wargers, and shutdown.

This document was written by Will Dormann.

Other Information

CVE IDs: CVE-2006-3811
Severity Metric: 7.37
Date Public: 2006-07-25
Date First Published: 2006-07-27
Date Last Updated: 2007-07-17 16:51 UTC
Document Revision: 10

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