Mozilla Firefox and SeaMonkey multiple memory corruption code execution

mozilla-multiple-memcorrupt-code-execution (38643) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Mozilla Firefox and SeaMonkey could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by multiple unspecified memory corruption vulnerabilities related to the nsXBLBinding::AllowScripts, nsCSSFrameConstructor::RemoveFirstLetterFrames, and PNG drawImage functions. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the affected system or cause a denial of service, if the attacker could persuade a victim to visit a malicious Web page or open a malicious HTML email.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 9.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 6.9
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to MFSA 2007-38 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate update for your system. See References.

References:

  • MFSA 2007-38: Memory corruption vulnerabilities (rv:1.8.1.10).
  • Netscape Web site: Release Notes: What's New in Netscape Navigator 9.0.0.4.
  • Sun Alert ID: 231441: Multiple Security Vulnerabilities in Solaris 10 Firefox and Thunderbird.
  • ASA-2007-492: seamonkey security update (RHSA-2007-1084)
  • ASA-2007-494: Firefox security update (RHSA-2007-1082)
  • ASA-2007-536: thunderbird security update (RHSA-2007-1083)
  • ASA-2008-085: Multiple Security Vulnerabilities in Solaris 10 Firefox and Thunderbird (Sun 231441)
  • BID-26593: Mozilla Firefox Multiple Remote Unspecified Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2007-5959: Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.10 and SeaMonkey before 1.1.7 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors that trigger memory corruption.
  • DSA-1424: iceweasel -- several vulnerabilities
  • DSA-1425: xulrunner -- several vulnerabilities
  • GLSA-200712-21: Mozilla Firefox, SeaMonkey: Multiple vulnerabilities
  • MDKSA-2007:246: Updated Firefox packages fix multiple vulnerabilities
  • RHSA-2007-1082: Critical: firefox security update
  • RHSA-2007-1083: Moderate: thunderbird security update
  • RHSA-2007-1084: Critical: seamonkey security update
  • SA27725: Mozilla Firefox Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA27800: Netscape Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA27816: SeaMonkey Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1018994: Mozilla Firefox Memory Corruption Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
  • SUSE-SA:2007:066: Mozilla Firefox security update
  • USN-546-1: Firefox vulnerabilities
  • USN-546-2: Firefox regression

Platforms Affected:

  • Canonical Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
  • Canonical Ubuntu 6.10
  • Canonical Ubuntu 7.04
  • Canonical Ubuntu 7.10
  • Debian Debian Linux 4.0
  • Gentoo Linux
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2007
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2007 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2007.1
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2007.1 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.0 X86_64
  • 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 2.0
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.2
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.3
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.4
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.5
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.6
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.7
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.8
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.9
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.0
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.1
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.2
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.3
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.4
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.5
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.6
  • Novell Linux Desktop 9
  • Novell OpenSUSE 10.2
  • Novell OpenSUSE 10.3
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.5.z AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.5.z ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.6.z ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.6.z AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client Workstation
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5.1.z EUS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications 5 Server
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications 5.1.z EUS
  • RedHat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 Itanium
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 10.0
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 10.1
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 11 Server
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 11 Server x64 Ed
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux FUJI
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux wizpy

Reported:

Nov 26, 2007

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