Multiple Mozilla products table tag handling code execution

mozilla-table-rebuilding-code-execution (25985) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Multiple Mozilla products, including Firefox, Thunderbird, Mozilla Suite and SeaMonkey, could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on a victim's system, caused by improper handling of invalid and specially-crafted table-related tags which could result in a negative array index. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by persuading a potential victim to visit a malicious Web page or open a malicious HTML email attachment.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2006-27 for upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Debian GNU/Linux (Mozilla):
Refer to DSA-1046-1 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Debian GNU/Linux (Firefox):
Refer to DSA-1044-1 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Debian GNU/Linux (Thunderbird):
Refer to DSA-1051-1 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Gentoo Linux (Thunderbird):
Refer to Gentoo Linux Security Announcement GLSA 2006-05-09 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Gentoo Linux (Firefox):
Refer to Gentoo Linux Security Announcement GLSA 2006-04-12 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Gentoo Linux (Mozilla):
Refer to Gentoo Linux Security Announcement GLSA 2006-04-18 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Sun Solaris 10:
Apply the appropriate patch for your system, as listed in Sun Alert ID: 102550. See References.

For SUSE Linux:
Refer to SUSE Security Announcement SUSE-SA:2006:022 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For other distributions:
Contact your vendor for upgrade or patch information.

References:

  • MFSA 2006-27: Table Rebuilding Code Execution Vulnerability.
  • Sun Alert ID: 102550: Multiple Security Vulnerabilites in Mozilla 1.4 and 1.7 for Solaris and for Sun JDS for Linux.
  • ZDI-06-011: Mozilla Firefox Table Rebuilding Code Execution Vulnerability.
  • ASA-2006-259: HP-UX Firefox Vulnerabilities
  • ASA-2007-097: HP-UX Running Firefox Remote Unauthorized Access or Elevation of Privileges or Denial of Service (DoS) (HPSBUX02153)
  • ASA-2007-135: HP-UX Running Thunderbird Remote Unauthorized Access or Elevation of Privileges or Denial of Service (HPSBUX02156)
  • BID-17516: Mozilla Suite, Firefox, SeaMonkey, and Thunderbird Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2006-0748: Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird 1.x before 1.5.0.2 and 1.0.x before 1.0.8, Mozilla Suite before 1.7.13, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an invalid and non-sensical ordering of table-related tags that results in a negative array index.
  • DSA-1044: mozilla-firefox -- several vulnerabilities
  • DSA-1046: mozilla -- several vulnerabilities
  • DSA-1051: mozilla-thunderbird -- several vulnerabilities
  • GLSA-200604-12: Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities
  • GLSA-200604-18: Mozilla Suite: Multiple vulnerabilities
  • GLSA-200605-09: Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities
  • MDKSA-2006:075: Updated mozilla-firefox packages fix numerous vulnerabilities
  • MDKSA-2006:076: Updated mozilla packages fix numerous vulnerabilities
  • MDKSA-2006:078: Updated mozilla-thunderbird packages fix numerous vulnerabilities
  • RHSA-2006-0328: firefox security update
  • RHSA-2006-0329: mozilla security update
  • RHSA-2006-0330: thunderbird security update
  • SUSE-SA:2006:022: MozillaThunderbird various problems
  • USN-275-1: Mozilla vulnerabilities
  • USN-276-1: Thunderbird vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Canonical Ubuntu 4.10
  • Canonical Ubuntu 5.04
  • Canonical Ubuntu 5.10
  • Debian Debian Linux 3.1
  • Gentoo Linux
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2006 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2006
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0 X86_64
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.2
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.3
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.4
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.5
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.6
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.7
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Beta1
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Beta2
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.1
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0 Beta
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0 Alpha
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.1
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.2
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.3
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.4
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.5
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.5 Beta
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.6
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.7
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5 Beta2
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.1
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 WS
  • RedHat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 Itanium
  • Sun Solaris 10
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 10.0
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.1
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.2
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.3

Reported:

Apr 21, 2006

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