Mozilla Products Contain Multiple Vulnerabilities
- Mozilla SeaMonkey
- Firefox web browser
- Thunderbird email client
The Mozilla web browser and derived products contain several vulnerabilities, the most serious of which could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on an affected system.
Several vulnerabilities have been reported in the Mozilla web browser and derived products. More detailed information is available in the individual vulnerability notes, including:
VU#237257 - Mozilla privilege escalation using addSelectionListener
A privilege escalation vulnerability exists in the Mozilla addSelectionListener method. This may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.
VU#421529 - Mozilla contains a buffer overflow vulnerability in crypto.signText()
Mozilla products contain a buffer overflow in the crypto.signText() method. This may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.
VU#575969 - Mozilla may process content-defined setters on object prototypes with elevated privileges
Mozilla allows content-defined setters on object prototypes to execute with elevated privileges. This may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.
VU#243153 - Mozilla may associate persisted XUL attributes with an incorrect URL
Mozilla can allow persisted XUL attributes to associate with the wrong URL. This may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.
VU#466673 - Mozilla contains multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities
Mozilla contains several memory corruption vulnerabilities. This may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.
The most severe impact of these vulnerabilities could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the affected application. Other effects include a denial of service or local information disclosure.
Appendix A. References
- US-CERT Vulnerability Note VU#237257 - http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/237257
- US-CERT Vulnerability Note VU#421529 - http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/421529
- US-CERT Vulnerability Note VU#575969 - http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/575969
- US-CERT Vulnerability Note VU#243153 - http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/243153
- US-CERT Vulnerability Note VU#466673 - http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/466673
- Mozilla Foundation Security Advisories - http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/
- US-CERT Vulnerability Notes Related to June Mozilla Security Advisories - http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/byid?searchview&query=firefox_1504
- Mozilla Foundation Security Advisories - http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html
- Firefox - Rediscover the Web - http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/
- Thunderbird - Reclaim your inbox - http://www.mozilla.com/thunderbird/
- The SeaMonkey Project - http://www.mozilla.org/projects/seamonkey/
- Securing Your Web Browser - http://www.us-cert.gov/reading_room/securing_browser/browser_security.html#Mozilla_Firefox
Feedback can be directed to the US-CERT Technical Staff
June 2, 2006: Initial release