Mozilla Firefox JSframe code execution
|mozilla-firefox-jsframe-code-execution (42589)||High Risk|
Mozilla Firefox could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a heap corruption error when handling JSframes. By persuading a victim to visit a Web site that invokes an empty applet after writing to an Iframe using the document.open, document.write, or document.close procedure, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to crash the browser and possibly execute arbitrary code.
No remedy available as of May 1, 2013.
- Mozilla Web site: Firefox web browser | Faster, more secure, & customizable.
- The Hacker Webzine 21 05 08: Firefox Heap Corruption.
- BID-29318: Mozilla Firefox JSframe Heap Corruption Denial of Service Vulnerability
- OSVDB ID: 45817: Mozilla Firefox JSframe write/close Sequence Iframe Manipulation Heap Corruption
- Mozilla Firefox 22.214.171.124
May 21, 2008
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