CVE-2006-1742

NameCVE-2006-1742
DescriptionThe JavaScript engine in Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird 1.x before 1.5 and 1.0.x before 1.0.8, Mozilla Suite before 1.7.13, and SeaMonkey before 1.0 does not properly handle temporary variables that are not garbage collected, which might allow remote attackers to trigger operations on freed memory and cause memory corruption.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1044-1, DSA-1046-1, DSA-1051-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid81.0-2fixed
thunderbird (PTS)stretch1:68.10.0-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)1:68.12.0-1~deb9u2fixed
buster, buster (security)1:68.12.0-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye1:68.12.0-1fixed
sid1:78.3.1-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)1.5.dfsg+1.5.0.2-2medium
mozillasourcesarge2:1.7.8-1sarge5DSA-1046-1
mozillasource(unstable)2:1.7.13-0.1medium
mozilla-firefoxsourcesarge1.0.4-2sarge6DSA-1044-1
mozilla-firefoxsource(unstable)1.5.dfsg+1.5.0.2-2medium
mozilla-thunderbirdsourcesarge1.0.2-2.sarge1.0.8low
thunderbirdsource(unstable)1.5.0.2-1low
xulrunnersource(unstable)1.8.0.1-9

Notes

The Mozilla Foundation labels this as "critical", but it's not
clear if this bug is exploitable.

Search for package or bug name: Reporting problems