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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


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


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


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.


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

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Vendor Information

Affected   Unknown   Unaffected

Mozilla, Inc.

Updated:  July 27, 2006



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.


Please see Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2006-55.

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CVSS Metrics

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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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