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The native implementations of InstallTrigger and other functions in Firefox before 1.0.3 and Mozilla Suite before 1.7.7 do not properly verify the types of objects being accessed which causes the Javascript interpreter to continue execution at the wrong memory address which may allow attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code by passing objects of the wrong type.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10629

The native implementations of InstallTrigger and other functions in Firefox before 1.0.3 and Mozilla Suite before 1.7.7 do not properly verify the types of objects being accessed which causes the Javascript interpreter to continue execution at the wrong memory address which may allow attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code by passing objects of the wrong type.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-1159
Product(s):