Multiple Mozilla products layout engine denial of service

mozilla-layoutengine-dos (34604) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird, and SeaMonkey are vulnerable to a denial of service caused by a vulnerability in the layout engine. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to crash the browser, if the attacker could persuade the victim to visit a malicious Web page or open a malicious email.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 2.8
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 2.1
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Refer to MFSA 2007-12 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Ubuntu Linux (mozilla-thunderbird):
Refer to USN-469-1 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Ubuntu Linux (firefox):
Refer to USN-468-1 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Red Hat Linux (SeaMonkey):
Refer to RHSA-2007:0402 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Red Hat Linux (Firefox):
Refer to RHSA-2007:0400 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Red Hat Linux (Thunderbird):
Refer to RHSA-2007:0401 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Debian GNU/Linux (Iceape):
Refer to DSA-1300 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Debian GNU/Linux (Icedove):
Refer to DSA 1305-1 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Debian GNU/Linux (Iceweasel):
Refer to DSA 1308-1 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Debian/GNU Linux (xulrunner):
Refer to dsa-1306-1 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Mandriva Linux (Thunderbird):
Refer to MDKSA-2007:119 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Mandriva Linux (Firefox):
Refer to MDKSA-2007:120 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Turbolinux:
Refer to TLSA-2007-32 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Gentoo Linux:
Refer to GLSA 200706-06 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Ubuntu Linux (enigmail):
Refer to USN-469-2 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

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

References:

  • DSA 1305-1: New icedove packages fix several vulnerabilities.
  • DSA 1308-1: New iceweasel packages fix several vulnerabilities.
  • MFSA 2007-12: Crashes with evidence of memory corruption (rv:1.8.0.12/1.8.1.4).
  • MFSA 2007-32: File input focus stealing vulnerability.
  • Sun Alert ID: 103125: Multiple Security Vulnerabilities in JavaScript Engine in Mozilla 1.7 for Solaris 8, 9 and 10.
  • Sun Alert ID: 103136: Multiple Security Vulnerabilities in the Layout Engine in Mozilla 1.7 for Solaris 8, 9 and 10.
  • ASA-2007-218: thunderbird security update (RHSA-2007-0401)
  • ASA-2007-291: Firefox security update (RHSA-2007-0400)
  • ASA-2007-295: SeaMonkey security update (RHSA-2007-0402)
  • ASA-2007-484: Multiple Security Vulnerabilities in the Layout Engine in Mozilla 1.7 for Solaris 8 9 and 10 (Sun 103136)
  • ASA-2008-008: Multiple Security Vulnerabilities in Firefox and Thunderbird for Solaris 10 May Allow Execution of Arbitrary Code and Access to Unauthorized Data (Sun 103177)
  • BID-24242: Mozilla Products Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2007-2867: Multiple vulnerabilities in the layout engine for Mozilla Firefox 1.5.x before 1.5.0.12 and 2.x before 2.0.0.4, Thunderbird 1.5.x before 1.5.0.12 and 2.x before 2.0.0.4, and SeaMonkey 1.0.9 and 1.1.2 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via vectors related to dangling pointers, heap corruption, signed/unsigned, and other issues.
  • DSA-1300: iceape -- several vulnerabilities
  • DSA-1305: icedove -- several vulnerabilities
  • DSA-1306: xulrunner -- several vulnerabilities
  • DSA-1308: iceweasel -- several vulnerabilities
  • GLSA-200706-06: Mozilla products: Multiple vulnerabilities
  • MDKSA-2007:119: Updated Thunderbird packages fix multiple vulnerabilities
  • MDKSA-2007:120: Updated Firefox packages fix multiple vulnerabilities
  • MDKSA-2007:126: Updated Firefox packages fix multiple vulnerabilities
  • MDKSA-2007:126-1: Updated Firefox packages fix multiple vulnerabilities
  • MDKSA-2007:131: Updated Thunderbird packages fix multiple vulnerabilities
  • OSVDB ID: 35134: Mozilla Multiple Products Layout Engine Unspecified Memory Corruption
  • RHSA-2007-0400: Critical: firefox security update
  • RHSA-2007-0401: Critical: thunderbird security update
  • RHSA-2007-0402: Critical: seamonkey security update
  • SA25469: Mozilla Firefox Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA25488: Mozilla SeaMonkey Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA25489: Mozilla Thunderbird Memory Corruption Vulnerability
  • SA27423: Sun Mozilla Layout Engine Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1018151: Mozilla Firefox Bugs in Layout and Javascript Engines May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
  • SECTRACK ID: 1018153: Mozilla Seamonkey Bugs in Layout and Javascript Engines May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
  • SUSE-SA:2007:036: Mozilla security updates
  • US-CERT VU#751636: Mozilla Layout Engine memory corruption vulnerabilities
  • USN-468-1: Firefox vulnerabilities
  • USN-469-1: Thunderbird vulnerabilities
  • USN-469-2: Enigmail regression

Platforms Affected:

  • Canonical Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
  • Canonical Ubuntu 6.10
  • Canonical Ubuntu 7.04
  • Debian Debian Linux 4.0
  • Gentoo Linux
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2007 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2007
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2007.1
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2007.1 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0 X86_64
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.10
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.11
  • 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 1.5.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.2
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.3
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.4
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.5
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.6
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.7
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.8
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.2
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.3
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0.3
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0.4
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0.9
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.2
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.1
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.10
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.11
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.2
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.3
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.4
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.6
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.7
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.8
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.9
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.1
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.2
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.0
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.1
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.2
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.3
  • Novell Linux Desktop 9
  • Novell Linux POS 9
  • Novell Open Enterprise Server
  • Novell Open Enterprise Server
  • Novell OpenSUSE 10.2
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1
  • Novell UnitedLinux 1.0
  • 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 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.5.z AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.5.z ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client Workstation
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Server
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Desktop 5.0
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications 5 Server
  • RedHat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 Itanium
  • Sun Solaris 10 SPARC
  • Sun Solaris 10 x86
  • Sun Solaris 8 x86
  • Sun Solaris 8 SPARC
  • Sun Solaris 9 x86
  • Sun Solaris 9 SPARC
  • SuSE SuSE Linux Retail Solution 8
  • SuSE SuSE SLES 9
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 10 Desktop
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 10 F...
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 10 Server
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 10 Server x64 Ed
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux FUJI
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Home
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Multimedia
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Personal

Reported:

May 30, 2007

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