|Description||Firefox before 1.0.5, Mozilla before 1.7.9, and Netscape 8.0.2 and 7.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (access violation and crash), and possibly execute arbitrary code, by calling InstallVersion.compareTo with an object instead of a string.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)|
|References||DSA-779-1, DSA-779-2, DSA-781-1, DSA-810-1, DTSA-14-1, DTSA-8-2|
|NVD severity||medium (attack range: remote)|
|Debian Bugs||318062, 318728|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.