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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Mozilla Seamonkey Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Seamonkey Layout Engine, XML Method, and JavaScript Engine Memory Errors May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017177
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1017177
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-5464, CVE-2006-5747, CVE-2006-5748   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 8 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 1.0.6
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Seamonkey. 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 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, if JavaScript is enabled [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:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (1.0.6).

The Mozilla advisory is available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-65.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-65.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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