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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Firefox JavaScript Layout Engine Memory Corruption Bugs May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020916
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1020916
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-4061, CVE-2008-4062, CVE-2008-4063, CVE-2008-4064   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 24 2008
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 2.0.0.17, 3.0 prior to 3.0.2
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Mozilla Firefox. A remote user can cause the target user's browser to crash and 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. It may be possible to execute arbitrary code.

The vulnerabilities reside in the browser engine and the image/graphics rendering code.

Mozilla Thunderbird and SeaMonkey are affected.

Igor Bukanov, Philip Taylor, Georgi Guninski, Antoine Labour, Jesse Ruderman, Bob Clary, Martijn Wargers, David Maciejak, and Drew Yao 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 fixed version (2.0.0.17, 3.0.2).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-42.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-42.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.
Sep 24 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Mozilla Firefox JavaScript Layout Engine Memory Corruption Bugs May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
Oct 2 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix for Thunderbird) Mozilla Firefox JavaScript Layout Engine Memory Corruption Bugs May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for Thunderbird for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Tue, 23 Sep 2008 21:22:50 -0400
Subject:  http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-42.html


CVE-2008-4061
CVE-2008-4062
CVE-2008-4063
CVE-2008-4064

 
 


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