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Category:   Application (E-mail Client)  >   Mozilla Thunderbird Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Thunderbird Layout Engine, XML Method, and JavaScript Engine Memory Errors May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017178
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1017178
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-5464, CVE-2006-5747, CVE-2006-5748   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 8 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 1.5.0.8
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Thunderbird. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory error and cause the browser to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

The layout engine is affected [CVE-2006-5464]. Jesse Ruderman and Martijn Wargers reported this vulnerability.

The XML.prototype.hasOwnProperty method is affected [CVE-2006-5747]. shutdown reported this vulnerability.

The JavaScript engine is affected, if JavaScript is enabled [CVE-2006-5748]. Igor Bukanov and Jesse Ruderman reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create HTML or HTML-based e-mail that, when loaded by the target user, may execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (1.5.0.8).

The Mozilla advisory is available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-65.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-65.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Nov 8 2006 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Mozilla Thunderbird Layout Engine, XML Method, and JavaScript Engine Memory Errors May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Tue, 7 Nov 2006 20:43:28 -0500
Subject:  Firefox, Thunderbird, SeaMonkey vulnerabilities


http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-65.html

CVE-2006-5464
CVE-2006-5747
CVE-2006-5748
 
 


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