Mozilla display style vulnerability

2006-04-17T00:00:00
ID VU:252324
Type cert
Reporter CERT
Modified 2006-04-17T17:04:00

Description

Overview

Mozilla products contain an unspecified vulnerability in the way they handle display styles. This vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial-of-service condition.

Description

Mozilla products contain an unspecified vulnerability in the way they handle the-moz-grid and -moz-grid-group display styles. If a remote attacker can persuade a user to access a specially crafted web page, that attacker may be able to cause the attacked Mozilla product to crash in a way that could allow them to execute arbitrary code.

For more information please refer to Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2006-11.


Impact

A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code or cause the attacked Mozilla product to crash.


Solution

Upgrade
Refer to Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2006-11 for fixed versions of Mozilla products.


Disable JavaScript

For instructions on how to disable JavaScript in Firefox, please refer to the Firefox section of the Securing Your Web Browser document.


Vendor Information

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Updated: April 17, 2006

Status

Affected

Vendor Statement

We have not received a statement from the vendor.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

Refer to <http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-11.html>.

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References

<http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-11.html>

Acknowledgements

This vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2006-11. Mozilla credits Alden D'Souza with providing information regarding this issue.

This document was written by Jeff Gennari

Other Information

CVE IDs: | CVE-2006-1738
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Severity Metric: | 17.56
Date Public: | 2006-04-11
Date First Published: | 2006-04-17
Date Last Updated: | 2006-04-17 17:04 UTC
Document Revision: | 20