Mozilla

Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2011-12

Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:2.0.1/ 1.9.2.17/ 1.9.1.19)

Announced
April 28, 2011
Impact
Critical
Products
Firefox, SeaMonkey, Thunderbird
Fixed in
  • Firefox 3.5.19
  • Firefox 3.6.17
  • Firefox 4.0.1
  • SeaMonkey 2.0.14
  • Thunderbird 3.1.10

Description

Mozilla developers identified and fixed several memory safety bugs in the browser engine used in Firefox and other Mozilla-based products. Some of these bugs showed evidence of memory corruption under certain circumstances, and we presume that with enough effort at least some of these could be exploited to run arbitrary code.

Credits

Mozilla developers Boris Zbarsky, Gary Kwong, Jesse Ruderman, Michael Wu, Nils, Scoobidiver, and Ted Mielczarek reported memory safety issues which affected Firefox 4.

Mozilla developer Scoobidiver reported a memory safety issue which affected Firefox 4 and Firefox 3.6

The web development team of Alcidion reported a crash that affected Firefox 4, Firefox 3.6 and Firefox 3.5.

Ian Beer reported a crash that affected Firefox 4, Firefox 3.6 and Firefox 3.5.

Mozilla developers Bob Clary, Henri Sivonen, Marco Bonardo, Mats Palmgren and Jesse Ruderman reported memory safety issues which affected Firefox 3.6 and Firefox 3.5

Aki Helin reported memory safety issues which affected Firefox 3.6 and Firefox 3.5

Ian Beer reported memory safety issues which affected Firefox 3.6 and Firefox 3.5

Martin Barbella reported a memory safety issue which affected Firefox 3.6 and Firefox 3.5.