Buffer overflow with multi-column, lists, and floats
- September 17, 2013
- Aki Helin
- Firefox, Firefox ESR, SeaMonkey, Thunderbird, Thunderbird ESR
- Fixed in
- Firefox 24
- Firefox ESR 17.0.9
- SeaMonkey 2.21
- Thunderbird 24
- Thunderbird ESR 17.0.9
Security researcher Aki Helin reported that combining lists, floats, and multiple columns could trigger a potentially exploitable buffer overflow.
In general this flaw cannot be exploited through email in the Thunderbird product because scripting is disabled, but is potentially a risk in browser or browser-like contexts.