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MFSA2006-14 Firefox: Privilege escalation via XBL.method.eval (CVE-2006-1735)

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MFSA2006-14 Firefox: Privilege escalation via XBL.method.eval (CVE-2006-1735)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/14/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/21/2013
Modified
10/05/2018

Description

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 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by using an eval in an XBL method binding (XBL.method.eval) to create Javascript functions that are compiled with extra privileges.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-1_0_8
  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-1_5

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