Buffer overflow in JavaScript upvarMap

2011-03-01T00:00:00
ID MFSA2011-04
Type mozilla
Reporter Mozilla Foundation
Modified 2011-03-01T00:00:00

Description

Security researcher Christian Holler reported that the JavaScript engine's internal memory mapping of non-local JS variables contained a buffer overflow which could potentially be used by an attacker to run arbitrary code on a victim's computer.