Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 149876
CAN-2005-0255 Memory overwrite in string library
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:16 EST
Daniel de Wildt discovered a memory handling flaw in Mozilla string classes that
could overwrite memory at a fixed location if reallocation fails during string
growth. This could theoretically lead to arbitrary code execution.
*** Bug 149935 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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