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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Browser Vendors:   Mozilla.org
(HP Issues Preliminary Fix for HP-UX) Mozilla Browser Suite XBL Control 'Print Preview' Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1016185
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1016185
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-1727   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 31 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 1.7.13
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Browser Suite. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can create HTML with a specially crafted XBL control to gain chrome privileges on the target user's system when the target user views the page via the "Print Preview" feature.

Systems are affected even if web-content JavaScript is disabled.

Georgi Guninski reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   HP has issued preliminary versions of Mozilla 1.7.13 for HP-UX, available at:

ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/mozilla/releases/mozilla1.7.13/contrib/

mozilla1.7.13-hppa2.0w-hp-hpux11.00.depot.gz
mozilla1.7.13-hppa2.0w-hp-hpux11.00.depot.readme
mozilla1.7.13-ia64-hp-hpux11.22.depot.gz
mozilla1.7.13-ia64-hp-hpux11.22.depot.readme

The HP advisory is available at:

http://www1.itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=c00679472

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-25.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (HP/UX)
Underlying OS Comments:  11.00, 11.11, 11.23

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