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MFSA2006-03 Firefox: Long document title causes startup denial of Service (CVE-2005-4134)

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MFSA2006-03 Firefox: Long document title causes startup denial of Service (CVE-2005-4134)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/09/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/21/2013
Modified
05/27/2016

Description

Mozilla Firefox 1.5, Netscape 8.0.4 and 7.2, and K-Meleon before 0.9.12 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption and delayed application startup) via a web site with a large title, which is recorded in history.dat but not processed efficiently during startup. NOTE: despite initial reports, the Mozilla vendor does not believe that this issue can be used to trigger a crash or buffer overflow in Firefox. Also, it has been independently reported that Netscape 8.1 does not have this issue.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-1_0_8
  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-1_5_0_1

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