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SeaMonkey VCard Double-Free and "addSelectionListener" Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2006-06-02    Last Update:  2006-06-07    Views:  13,817

Secunia Advisory SA20394

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

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.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

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

Deep Links:
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