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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
(Sun Issues Advisory) Mozilla Firefox Executing Script Modification Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018458
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018458
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-5463   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 25 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

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 modify a different script object during execution, causing arbitrary JavaScript bytecode to be executed on the target user's system. The code will run with the privileges of the script object.

shutdown 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:   Sun has issued an advisory for Solaris. Sun is working on a fix.

The Sun advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103011-1

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-67.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (Solaris - SunOS)
Underlying OS Comments:  8, 9, 10

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Nov 8 2006 Mozilla Firefox Executing Script Modification Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code



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