Crash and remote code execution in block reflow
- July 1, 2008
- Astabis (iSIGHT Partners GVP Program)
- Firefox, SeaMonkey, Thunderbird
- Fixed in
- Firefox 18.104.22.168
- SeaMonkey 1.1.10
- Thunderbird 22.214.171.124
Security research firm Astabis reported a vulnerability in Firefox 2 submitted through the iSIGHT Partners GVP Program by Greg McManus, Primary GVP Researcher. The reported crash in Mozilla's block reflow code could be used by an attacker to crash the browser and run arbitrary code on the victim's computer.
This vulnerability does not affect Firefox 3.