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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Firefox Browser Engine Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023775
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1023775
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-0173, CVE-2010-0174   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 31 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 3.0 prior to 3.0.19, 3.5 prior to 3.5.9, 3.6 prior to 3.6.2
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Mozilla Firefox. 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 corruption error and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Martijn Wargers, Josh Soref, Jesse Ruderman, and Ehsan Akhgari reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (3.0.19, 3.5.9, 3.6.2).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-16.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-16.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.
Mar 31 2010 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Mozilla Firefox Browser Engine Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
Mar 31 2010 (Red Hat Issues Fix for SeaMonkey) Mozilla Firefox Browser Engine Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has issued a fix for SeaMonkey for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4.



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