CVE-2005-4720

NameCVE-2005-4720
DescriptionMozilla Firefox 1.0.7 and earlier on Linux allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (client crash) via an IFRAME element with a large value of the WIDTH attribute, which triggers a problem related to representation of floating-point numbers, leading to an infinite loop of widget resizes and a corresponding large number of function calls on the stack.
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ReferencesDSA-1044-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid88.0.1-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)1.5.dfsg-1
mozilla-firefoxsourcesarge1.0.4-2sarge6DSA-1044-1
mozilla-firefoxsource(unstable)1.5.dfsg+1.5.0.2low

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