Multiple Mozilla products JavaScript engine code execution

firefox-javascript-engine-code-execution (41446) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Multiple Mozilla products, including Firefox, Thunderbird and SeaMonkey could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an unspecified memory corruption vulnerability related to the JavaScript engine. 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 message.

*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 2008-15 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

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

References:

  • MFSA 2008-15: Crashes with evidence of memory corruption (rv:1.8.1.13).
  • Sun Alert ID: 238492: Multiple Security Vulnerabilities in Solaris 10 Firefox may Allow Execution of Arbitrary Code and Access to Unauthorized Data .
  • Sun Alert ID: 239546: Security Vulnerabilities in Thunderbird for Solaris May Result in Privilege Escalation or Cross-Site Scripting (XSS).
  • ASA-2008-142: firefox security update (RHSA-2008-0207)
  • ASA-2008-143: seamonkey security update (RHSA-2008-0208)
  • ASA-2008-146: thunderbird security update (RHSA-2008-0209)
  • BID-28448: Mozilla Thunderbird/Seamonkey/Firefox 2.0.0.12 Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2008-1237: Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.13, Thunderbird before 2.0.0.13, and SeaMonkey before 1.1.9 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors related to the JavaScript engine.
  • DSA-1532: xulrunner -- several vulnerabilities
  • DSA-1534: iceape -- several vulnerabilities
  • DSA-1535: iceweasel -- several vulnerabilities
  • DSA-1574: icedove -- several vulnerabilities
  • MDVSA-2008:080: Updated Firefox packages fix multiple vulnerabilities
  • MDVSA-2008:155: Updated Thunderbird packages fix multiple vulnerabilities
  • MDVSA-2008:155-1: Updated Thunderbird packages fix multiple vulnerabilities
  • RHSA-2008-0207: Critical: firefox security update
  • RHSA-2008-0208: Critical: seamonkey security update
  • RHSA-2008-0209: Moderate: thunderbird security update
  • SA29526: Mozilla Firefox Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA29547: Mozilla SeaMonkey Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA29548: Mozilla Thunderbird Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA30620: Sun Solaris Firefox Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA31043: Sun Solaris Thunderbird Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1019695: Mozilla Firefox Bugs in JavaScript Engine and Layout Engine May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
  • SUSE-SA:2008:019: Mozilla Firefox security update
  • SUSE-SR:2008:011: SUSE Security Summary Report
  • USN-592-1: Firefox vulnerabilities
  • USN-605-1: Thunderbird vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Canonical Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
  • Canonical Ubuntu 6.10
  • Canonical Ubuntu 7.04
  • Canonical Ubuntu 7.10
  • Canonical Ubuntu 8.04 LTS
  • Debian Debian Linux 4.0
  • 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 2008.1
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.1 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 2.0.0.10
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.11
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.12
  • 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
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1 Beta
  • 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
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.7
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.8
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.0
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.1
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.10
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.11
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.12
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.2
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.3
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.4
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.5
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.6
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.7
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.8
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.9
  • Novell Linux Desktop 9
  • Novell OpenSUSE 10.2
  • Novell OpenSUSE 10.3
  • Novell SLE SDK 10 SP1
  • Novell SLE SDK 10
  • 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 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 ES
  • 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 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.6.z ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.6.z AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client Workstation
  • 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
  • Sun OpenSolaris 2008.5 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris 2008.5 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_89 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_89 x86
  • Sun Solaris 10 x86
  • Sun Solaris 10 SPARC

Reported:

Mar 25, 2008

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