Mozilla products fail to properly handle the
XML.prototype.hasOwnProperty() method. This vulnerability may allow a remote attacker execute arbitrary code.
The ECMAScript for XML (E4X) Specification defines the
XML.prototype.hasOwnProperty() method, which can lead to memory corruption.
For more information refer to Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2006-65.
A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system. The attacker could also cause the vulnerable application to crash.
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Updated: November 08, 2006
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Refer to <http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-65.html>.
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This vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2006-65. Mozilla credits shutdown for providing information concerning this issue.
This document was written by Jeff Gennari.
CVE IDs: | CVE-2006-5747
Severity Metric: | 14.45
Date Public: | 2006-11-08
Date First Published: | 2006-11-08
Date Last Updated: | 2006-12-21 18:52 UTC
Document Revision: | 37