Crashes with evidence of memory corruption (CVE-2006-1738, CVE-2006-1739)
As part of the Firefox 1.5 release we fixed several crash bugs to improve
the stability of the product. Some of these crashes showed evidence of
memory corruption that we presume could be exploited to run arbitrary code
and have been applied to the Firefox 1.0.x and Mozilla Suite 1.7.x releases
While fixing an unexploitable recursion-induced crash Bernd Mielke
discovered that the CSS border-rendering code could potentially write past
the end of an array.
Alden D'Souza reported a crash when using an extremely large regular
that could potentially cause the browser to interpret attacker supplied data
Martijn Wargers fixed two potentially exploitable crashes when
programmatically changing the -moz-grid and -moz-grid-group display styles.
Note: Thunderbird shares the browser engine with Firefox and could be
CVE-2006-1737 bug 280769
CVE-2006-1738 bugs 311710, 313173
CVE-2006-1739 bug 265736
the mail portions of SeaMonkey and the Mozilla Suite.
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
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.