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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:
Mozilla Firefox Memory Corruption in Layout Engine, SVG, and Javascript Engine May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017698
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-0775, CVE-2007-0776, CVE-2007-0777   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 24 2007
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to, also 2.0,
Description:   A vulnerability was 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 specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption error, causing the browser to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Thunderbird and SeaMonkey are also affected.

Jesse Ruderman, Martijn Wargers, and Olli Pettay reported crashes in the layout engine [CVE-2007-0775].

Tom Ferris reported a heap overflow in SVG triggered by wide stroke widths, affecting only Firefox version 2.x [CVE-2007-0776].

Brian Crowder, Igor Bukanov, Johnny Stenback, moz_bug_r_a4, and shutdown reported potential memory corruption errors in the JavaScript engine [CVE-2007-0777].

Impact:   A remote user can create HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will cause the target user's browser to crash or execute arbitrary code.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (,

The Mozilla advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Boundary error, Exception handling error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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