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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Browser Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Browser Suite crypto.generateCRMFRequest Method Lets Remote Users Install and Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1015922
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1015922
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-1728   (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): prior to 1.7.13
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Mozilla Browser Suite. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will invoke the crypto.generateCRMFRequest method to install and execute arbitrary code. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

shutdown reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system with the privileges of the target user.
Solution:   The vendor plans to issue a fixed version (1.7.13), to be available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/products/mozilla1.x/

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-24.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
May 31 2006 (HP Issues Preliminary Fix for HP-UX) Mozilla Browser Suite crypto.generateCRMFRequest Method Lets Remote Users Install and Execute Arbitrary Code
HP has issued preliminary fixes for Mozilla on HP-UX.



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