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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Firefox Layout Engine, XML Method, and JavaScript Engine Memory Errors May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017179
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1017179
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 Firefox. 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 [CVE-2006-5748]. Igor Bukanov and Jesse Ruderman reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create HTML 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 Firefox 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.
Jun 24 2008 (Sun Issues Fix for Mozilla) Mozilla Firefox Layout Engine, XML Method, and JavaScript Engine Memory Errors May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Sun has issued a fix for Mozilla on Solaris 10.



 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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