[SA20394] SeaMonkey VCard Double-Free and "addSelectionListener" Vulnerabilities

2006-06-02T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:12951
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2006-06-02T00:00:00

Description


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TITLE: SeaMonkey VCard Double-Free and "addSelectionListener" Vulnerabilities

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA20394

VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/20394/

CRITICAL: Highly critical

IMPACT: System access

WHERE: >From remote

SOFTWARE: Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.x http://secunia.com/product/9126/

DESCRIPTION: Two vulnerabilities have been reported in SeaMonkey, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

1) A double-free error within the processing of large VCards with invalid base64 characters may be exploited to execute arbitrary code.

2) An error in the processing of the addSelectionListener when handling notifications in certain situations can be exploited to execute arbitrary JavaScript code with escalated privileges.

SOLUTION: Update to version 1.0.2. http://www.mozilla.org/projects/seamonkey/

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: 1) Masatoshi Kimura 2) moz_bug_r_a4

ORIGINAL ADVISORY: 1) http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-40.html 2) http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-43.html


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