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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:
Mozilla Firefox LiveConnect May Use Freed JavaScript Objects and Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017413
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-6502   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 20 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.5 -, 2.0
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 cause the LiveConnect code to attempt to reuse a previously freed object and crash or potentially execute arbitrary code on the target user's system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Steven Michaud reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version ( and

The Mozilla advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, State error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents

Date:  Tue, 19 Dec 2006 22:28:43 -0500


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