Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Mozilla Firefox, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks, bypass certain security restrictions, or compromise a user's system.
1) An error exists when handling out-of-memory conditions. This can be exploited to trigger a memory corruption and execute arbitrary code via a specially crafted web page.
2) Multiple errors in the browser engine can be exploited to corrupt memory and potentially execute arbitrary code.
3) An error in the implementation of Web Worker array data types when processing posted messages can be exploited to corrupt memory and potentially execute arbitrary code.
6) Multiple errors in the browse engine can be exploited to corrupt memory and potentially execute arbitrary code.
7) An error related to the implementation of the "addEventListener()" and "setTimeout()" methods can be exploited to bypass the same-origin policy.
Provided and/or discovered by: 1) Alin Rad Pop, Secunia Research
3) Orlando Barrera II of SecTheory, reported via ZDI
4) an anonymous researcher, reported via ZDI
The vendor also credits:
2) Henri Sivonen, Boris Zbarsky, Zack Weinberg, Bob Clary, Martijn Wargers, and Paul Nickerson
4) Hidetake Jo, Microsoft Vulnerability Research
5) Georgi Guninski, Mozilla
6) Bob Clary and Carsten Book
7, 9) moz_bug_r_a4
8) Wladimir Palant
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