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Alert (SA06-208A)

Mozilla Products Contain Multiple Vulnerabilities

Systems Affected

  • Mozilla SeaMonkey web browser
  • Mozilla Firefox web browser
  • Mozilla Thunderbird email application
  • Netscape web browser

Any products based on Mozilla components may also be affected.


The Mozilla web browser and derived products contain several vulnerabilities. By taking advantage of one or more of these vulnerabilities, an attacker may be able to take control of your computer.


Upgrade to the latest versions of Firefox, Thunderbird, and SeaMonkey

Mozilla has released Firefox, Thunderbird and SeaMonkey 1.0.3 to correct these problems.

Netscape users should disable JavaScript and Java as specified in the Netscape Site Controls web page.


Mozilla products, including the Firefox web browser and Thunderbird email application, contain a number of vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to access your computer, run programs that could cause your computer to crash, or gain control of your computer.

For more technical information, see US-CERT Technical Alert TA06-208A.



Revision History

  • July 27, 2006: Initial release
    July 31, 2006: Added Netscape information

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