Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 188801
CVE-2006-1730 CSS Letter-Spacing Heap Overflow Vulnerability
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:24 EST
CSS Letter-Spacing Heap Overflow Vulnerability
An anonymous researcher for TippingPoint and the Zero Day Initiative
discovered an integer overflow triggered by the CSS letter-spacing property.
This results in in under-allocating memory and ultimately a heap buffer
overflow which could be exploited to run code of the attacker's choice.
affect Thunderbird via received mail, but without scripting to prepare
memory it may not be possible to exploit this condition in mail.
Upgrade to the fixed version.
This issue also affects RHEL3
This issue also affects RHEL2.1
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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