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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Browser Vendors:   Mozilla.org
(HP Issues Preliminary Fix for HP-UX) Mozilla Browser Suite Integer Overflow in CSS Letter-Spacing Property Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1016187
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1016187
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-1730   (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 the Mozilla Browser Suite. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can create HTML with a specially crafted CSS letter-spacing property value that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger an integer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

TippingPoint 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/mfsa2006-22.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (HP/UX)
Underlying OS Comments:  11.00, 11.11, 11.23

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Apr 14 2006 Mozilla Browser Suite Integer Overflow in CSS Letter-Spacing Property Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code



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