Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Mozilla Firefox, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose sensitive information, bypass certain security restrictions, or compromise a user's system.
2) Various errors in the layout engine can be exploited to cause memory corruptions and potentially execute arbitrary code.
3) An error in the browser engine can be exploited to cause a crash.
For more information see vulnerability #5 in: SA32693
5) An error in the browser's restore feature can be exploited to violate the same-origin policy.
For more information see vulnerability #7 in: SA32693
6) An error in the processing of the "http-index-format" MIME type can be exploited to execute arbitrary code.
For more information see vulnerability #8 in: SA32693
7) An error in the DOM constructing code can be exploited to dereference uninitialized memory and potentially execute arbitrary code:
For more information see vulnerability #9 in: SA32693
8) An error in "nsXMLHttpRequest::NotifyEventListeners()" can be exploited to bypass certain security restrictions.
For more information see vulnerability #10 in: SA32693
For more information see vulnerability #11 in: SA32693
10) An error exists when parsing E4X documents can be exploited to inject arbitrary XML code.
For more information see vulnerability #12 in: SA32693
The vulnerabilities are reported in versions prior to 3.0.4.
Solution: Update to version 3.0.4.
Provided and/or discovered by: The vendor credits:
1) Luke Bryan
2) Jesse Ruderman and Martijn Wargers
3) Daniel Veditz
4) Joachim Kuebart
5) David Bloom and moz_bug_r_a4
6) Justin Schuh of IBM X-Force
7) ling and wushi of team509, reported via ZDI
9) Collin Jackson
10) Chris Evans
Original Advisory: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-51.html
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