CVE Database

CVE-2006-1733

Impact: Critical
Public: 2006-04-14

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird 1.x before 1.5 and 1.0.x before 1.0.8, Mozilla Suite before 1.7.13, and SeaMonkey before 1.0 does not properly protect the compilation scope of privileged built-in XBL bindings, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via the (1) valueOf.call or (2) valueOf.apply methods of an XBL binding, or (3) "by inserting an XBL method into the DOM's document.body prototype chain."

Find out more about CVE-2006-1733 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 RHSA-2006:0329 April 18, 2006
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (mozilla) RHSA-2006:0329 April 18, 2006
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 RHSA-2006:0329 April 18, 2006
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2006:0328 April 14, 2006
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2006:0330 April 21, 2006

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