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Category:   Application (E-mail Client)  >   Mozilla Thunderbird Vendors:
Mozilla Thunderbird Memory Corruption in Processing DHTML May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1015920
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-1724, CVE-2006-1529, CVE-2006-1530, CVE-2006-1531, CVE-2006-1723   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 14 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.5 -
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Mozilla Thunderbird. A remote user may be able to execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML based e-mail that generates DHTML that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption error and cause the target user's browser to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

If Javascript is enabled, the system may be vulnerable.

Impact:   A remote user may be able to cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (, available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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