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Alert (SA06-107A)

Mozilla Products Contain Multiple Vulnerabilities

Original release date: April 17, 2006

Systems Affected

  • Mozilla web browser
  • Mozilla email application
  • Firefox web browser
  • Thunderbird email application
  • Mozilla Suite

Overview

By taking advantage of one or more vulnerabilities in Mozilla products, an attacker may be able to take control of your computer.

Solution

Upgrade to the latest versions of Firefox and Thunderbird

Mozilla has released an updated version of Firefox to correct these problems.

Mozilla has released an updated version of the Thunderbird email program to correct these problems.

Description

There are vulnerabilities in various features of the Mozilla web browser, Mozilla email application, Firefox web browser, and Thunderbird email application. Some of the vulnerabilities involve the way these applications handle URLs or images. For instance, an attacker could cause an application to crash or could take control of your computer by convincing you to view a malicious web site or email message.

For more technical information, see US-CERT Technical Alert TA06-107A.


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Revision History

  • April 17, 2006: Initial release

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