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Multiple Vulnerabilities in Mozilla Products Could Allow Remote Code Execution
Posted: October 22, 2012, 9:53 am
Last Updated: December 18, 2012, 11:52 am

South Carolina Information Sharing and Analysis Center

 

SC INFORMATION SHARING AND ANALYSIS CENTER BULLETIN

 

DATE ISSUED:        10/11/2012

                                               

SUBJECT:     Multiple Vulnerabilities in Mozilla Products Could Allow Remote Code Execution

           

OVERVIEW:

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird, and SeaMonkey applications, which could allow remote code execution. Mozilla Firefox is a web browser used to access the Internet. Mozilla Thunderbird is an email client.  Mozilla SeaMonkey is a cross platform Internet suite of tools ranging from a web browser to an email client. Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities could result in either an attacker gaining the same privileges as the logged on user, or gaining session authentication credentials. Depending on the privileges associated with the user, an attacker could install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird, and SeaMonkey. The details of these vulnerabilities are as follows:

  

Miscellaneous memory safety hazards

Several memory safety bugs in the browser engine used in Firefox and other Mozilla-based products have been identified. Some of these bugs showed evidence of memory corruption under certain circumstances, and some of these could be exploited to run arbitrary code.

 

URI-spoofing Vulnerability

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