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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Firefox http-index-format MIME Parsing Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1021185
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1021185
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-0017   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 13 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 2.0.0.18, 3.x prior to 3.0.4
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Firefox. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote server can return a specially crafted HTTP 200 index header response to trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

SeaMonkey is also affected.

Justin Schuh of the IBM X-Force reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued fixes (2.0.0.18, 3.0.4).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-54.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-54.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Nov 13 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Mozilla Firefox http-index-format MIME Parsing Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
Nov 13 2008 (Mozilla Issues Fix for SeaMonkey) Mozilla Firefox http-index-format MIME Parsing Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Mozilla has issued a fix for Mozilla SeaMonkey.
Nov 13 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix for SeaMonkey) Mozilla Firefox http-index-format MIME Parsing Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has released a fix for SeaMonkey for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, and 4.



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