CVE-2006-3803

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2006-07-26

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Race condition in the JavaScript garbage collection in Mozilla Firefox 1.5 before 1.5.0.5, Thunderbird before 1.5.0.5, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.3 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by causing the garbage collector to delete a temporary variable while it is still being used during the creation of a new Function object.

Find out more about CVE-2006-3803 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (seamonkey) RHSA-2006:0594 2006-08-28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2006:0610 2006-07-28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2006:0608 2006-07-27
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2006:0611 2006-07-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 RHSA-2006:0609 2006-08-02

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 seamonkey 1.0.3-0.el4.1 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 devhelp 0.10-0.2.el4 Fixed