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Mozilla Firefox js_ValueToFunctionObject() Security Check Can Be Bypassed by Remote Users to Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1015933
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-1726   (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:   A vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Firefox. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can create HTML that invokes the setTimeout() function and the ForEach array method to bypass the security check in the js_ValueToFunctionObject() function. This can be exploited to install and execute arbitrary code.

shutdown reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (, available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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