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Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2006-73

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Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2006-73 Title: Mozilla SVG Processing Remote Code Execution Impact: Critical Announced: December 19, 2006 Reporter: TippingPoint and the Zero Day Initiative Products: Firefox 1.5.0.4, SeaMonkey Fixed in: Firefox 2.0.0.1 Firefox 1.5.0.9 SeaMonkey 1.0.7 Description Appending an SVG comment DOM node from one document into another type of document such as HTML in some cases results in a crash due to memory corruption that can be exploited to run arbitrary code. This flaw was introduced in the Firefox 1.5.0.4 release, prior versions are unaffected. Mozilla would like to thank an anonymous researcher working with TippingPoint and the Zero Day Initiative for reporting this issue. Workaround Disable JavaScript until you can upgrade to a fixed version. References ZDI-06-051 https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=360021 CVE-2006-6504


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