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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Firefox Bugs in Browser and Javascript Engines May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018408
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018408
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-3734, CVE-2007-3735   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 18 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.0 - 2.0.0.4
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Mozilla Firefox. A remote user may be able to cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption error and potentially execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Some of the flaws reside in the browser engine. Some of the flaws reside in the JavaScript engine.

Mozilla Thunderbird is also affected.

Mozilla credits Bernd Mielke, Boris Zbarsky, David Baron, Daniel Veditz, Jesse Ruderman, Lukas Loehrer, Martijn Wargers, Mats Palmgren, Olli Pettay, Paul Nickerson, Vladimir Sukhoy, Asaf Romano, and Igor Bukanov with reporting these vulnerabilities.

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 (2.0.0.5).

The Mozilla advisory is available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-18.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-18.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jul 19 2007 (Thunderbird is Affected) Mozilla Firefox Bugs in Browser and Javascript Engines May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Mozilla Thunderbird is affected. The vendor has issued a fix.
Jul 19 2007 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Mozilla Firefox Bugs in Browser and Javascript Engines May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
Jul 19 2007 (Red Hat Issues Fix for Thunderbird) Mozilla Firefox Bugs in Browser and Javascript Engines May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has released a fix for Thunderbird on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.



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