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Mozilla JavaScript Garbage-Collection Hazards in jsfun.c

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1494

The function allocation code (js_NewFunction in jsfun.c) in Firefox 1.5 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) and possibly execute arbitrary code via user-defined methods that trigger garbage collection in a way that operates on freed objects.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows NT
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2006-0293
Product(s):
  • mozilla