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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Browser Vendors:   Mozilla.org
(Sun Issues Fix for Mozilla) Mozilla Firefox Layout Engine, XML Method, and JavaScript Engine Memory Errors May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020353
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1020353
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-5748   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 24 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  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. The Mozilla Browser is affected.

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:   Sun has issued a fix for CVE-2006-5748 for Mozilla on Sun Solaris 10, which is affected by this vulnerability.

SPARC Platform

* Mozilla 1.7 (for Solaris 10) with patch 119115-34 or later

x86 Platform

* Mozilla 1.7 (for Solaris 10) with patch 119116-34 or later

Sun is working on a fix for CVE-2006-5748 for Solaris 8 and 9.

The Sun advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-201335-1

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-65.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 Layout Engine, XML Method, and JavaScript Engine Memory Errors May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code



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