Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird, and SeaMonkey multiple layout engine code execution

mozilla-multiple-layout-code-execution (32704) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird, and SeaMonkey could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by multiple unspecified errors in the layout engine. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code on the system, if the attacker could persuade the victim to view a malicious Web page or email message.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5.6
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 4.1
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to MFSA 2007-01 for upgrade information. See References.

For Red Hat Linux (Thunderbird):
Refer to RHSA-2007:0078-2 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Red Hat Linux (Firefox):
Refer to RHSA-2007:0079-2 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Red Hat Linux (Firefox RHEL server and client):
Refer to RHSA-2007:0097-5 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Red Hat Linux (SeaMonkey):
Refer to RHSA-2007:0077-4 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Gentoo Linux (SeaMonkey):
Refer to Gentoo Linux Security Announcement GLSA 200703-08 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Gentoo Linux:
Refer to GLSA 200703-04 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Gentoo Linux (Thunderbird):
Refer to Gentoo Linux Security Announcement GLSA 200703-18 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Ubuntu Linux:
Refer to USN-431-1 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Ubuntu Linux:
Refer to USN-428-2 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Mandriva Linux (Thunderbird):
Refer to MDKSA-2007:052 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Mandriva Linux (Firefox):
Refer to MDKSA-2007:050 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For SUSE Linux (Firefox):
Refer to SUSE-SA:2007:019 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For SUSE Linux (Mozilla):
Refer to SUSE-SA:2007:022 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Debian Linux (mozilla-firefox):
Refer to DSA-1336-1 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

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

References:

  • MFSA 2007-01: Crashes with evidence of memory corruption (rv:1.8.0.10/1.8.1.2).
  • ASA-2007-092: SeaMonkey security update (RHSA-2007-0077)
  • ASA-2007-095: thunderbird security update (RHSA-2007-0078)
  • ASA-2007-114: Firefox security update (RHSA-2007-0079)
  • BID-22694: Mozilla Thunderbird/SeaMonkey/Firefox Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2007-0775: Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the layout engine in Mozilla Firefox before 1.5.0.10 and 2.x before 2.0.0.2, Thunderbird before 1.5.0.10, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.8 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and potentially execute arbitrary code via certain vectors.
  • DSA-1336: mozilla-firefox -- several vulnerabilities
  • GLSA-200703-04: Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities
  • GLSA-200703-08: SeaMonkey: Multiple vulnerabilities
  • GLSA-200703-18: Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities
  • MDKSA-2007:050: Updated Firefox packages fix multiple vulnerabilities
  • MDKSA-2007:050-1: Updated Firefox packages fix multiple vulnerabilities
  • MDKSA-2007:052: Updated Thunderbird packages fix multiple vulnerabilities
  • OSVDB ID: 32114: Mozilla Multiple Products Layout Engine Memory Corruption
  • RHSA-2007-0077: Critical: seamonkey security update
  • RHSA-2007-0078: Critical: thunderbird security update
  • RHSA-2007-0079: Critical: Firefox security update
  • RHSA-2007-0097: Critical: firefox security update
  • RHSA-2007-0108: Critical: thunderbird security update
  • SA24205: Mozilla Firefox Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA24238: Mozilla SeaMonkey Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA24252: Mozilla Thunderbird Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1017698: Mozilla Firefox Memory Corruption in Layout Engine, SVG, and Javascript Engine May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
  • SUSE-SA:2007:019: MozillaFirefox security update 1.5.0.10/2.0.0.2
  • SUSE-SA:2007:022: Mozilla security problems
  • US-CERT VU#761756: Mozilla layout engine contains multiple vulnerabilities
  • USN-428-1: Firefox vulnerabilities
  • USN-428-2: Firefox regression
  • USN-431-1: Thunderbird vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Canonical Ubuntu 5.10
  • Canonical Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
  • Canonical Ubuntu 6.10
  • Debian Debian Linux 3.1
  • Gentoo Linux
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2007 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2007
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0
  • 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 1.0.8
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Beta1
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Beta2
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.2
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.3
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.4
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.5
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.6
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.7
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.8
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.9
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0 rc3
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0 rc2
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0 Beta1
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.1
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0 Alpha
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0 Beta
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0.1
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0.2
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0.3
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0.4
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0.5
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0.6
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0.7
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.3
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.4
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.5
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.6
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.7
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.8
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5
  • Novell Linux Desktop 9
  • Novell Linux POS 9
  • Novell Open Enterprise Server
  • Novell Open Enterprise Server
  • Novell OpenSUSE 10.2
  • Novell UnitedLinux 1.0
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client Workstation
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Desktop 5.0
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications 5 Server
  • RedHat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 Itanium
  • SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 10.0
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 10.1
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.3
  • SuSE SuSE Linux OpenExchange Server 4
  • SuSE SuSE Linux Retail Solution 8
  • SuSE SuSE Linux School Server
  • SuSE SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
  • SuSE SuSE SLED 10
  • SuSE SuSE SLES 10
  • SuSE SuSE SLES 9

Reported:

Feb 23, 2007

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