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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Firefox XPCNativeWrapper Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018414
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018414
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-3738   (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  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Firefox. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can modify an XPCNativeWrapper to cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target system the next time the wrapper is accessed.

The vendor credits shutdown and moz_bug_r_a4 with reporting this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed 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/mfsa2007-25.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-25.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 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Mozilla Firefox XPCNativeWrapper Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.



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