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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Seamonkey Vendors:   Mozilla.org
(Mozilla Issues Fix for Seamonkey) Mozilla Firefox Bugs in Browser Engine Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019325
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1019325
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-0412   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 8 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 1.1.8
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Firefox in the browser engine. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. Mozilla Seamonkey is affected.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption in the browser engine and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Jesse Ruderman, Kai Engert, Martijn Wargers, Mats Palmgren, and Paul Nickerson 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 (1.1.8).

The Mozilla advisory is available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-01.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-01.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

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