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Sun Alert 102943 Multiple Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities in Mozilla 1.7 for Solaris 8, 9, and 10

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Product: Mozilla v1.7, Solaris 9 Operating System, Solaris 10 Operating System, Solaris 8 Operating System

A number of memory corruption vulnerabilities have been found in the Mozilla application which may allow a remote user who is able to create a web page which is visited by a local user using the Mozilla browser, or who sends a specially crafted email that is read by a local user using Mozilla, to either cause the Mozilla application to crash or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Mozilla.

The ability of a remote user to cause the Mozilla application to crash is a type of Denial of Service (DoS).

The following Mozilla advisory describes ten separate memory corruption issues:

This Sun Alert corresponds to four of the issues described in the Mozilla advisory above:

Memory corruption involving BoxObjects (Neil Rashbrook):

Memory corruption involving BoxObjects (Boris Zbarsky):

Potential integer overflow in jsstr tagify (Georgi Guninski):

Content-implemented tree views can corrupt memory (Boris Zbarsky):

Additional references:

CVE-2006-2779 describes nine of the ten issues documented in Mozilla advisory MFSA 2006-32 which includes the above issues 329219, 326931, and 326501.

CVE-2006-2780 describes the tenth issue documented in Mozilla advisory MFSA 2006-32, the integer overflow in the jsstr tagify, 335535.

CERT VU#466673 references all ten issues described in Mozilla advisory MFSA 2006-32.

Avoidance: Patch, Workaround
State: Resolved
First released: 11-Oct-2007

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