CVE Database

CVE-2005-2701

Impact: Critical
Public: 2005-09-22

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Heap-based buffer overflow in Firefox before 1.0.7 and Mozilla Suite before 1.7.12 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an XBM image file that ends in a large number of spaces instead of the expected end tag.

Find out more about CVE-2005-2701 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 RHSA-2005:789 September 22, 2005
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (mozilla) RHSA-2005:789 September 22, 2005
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 RHSA-2005:789 September 22, 2005
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2005:785 September 22, 2005

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