CVE Database

CVE-2006-1742

Impact: Critical
Public: 2006-04-14

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The JavaScript engine in 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 handle temporary variables that are not garbage collected, which might allow remote attackers to trigger operations on freed memory and cause memory corruption.

Find out more about CVE-2006-1742 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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