DescriptionThe Web Worker functionality in Mozilla Firefox 3.0.x before 3.0.18 and 3.5.x before 3.5.8, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.3, does not properly handle array data types for posted messages, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.
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)
NVD severityhigh

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
iceapesourceetch(not affected)
iceapesourcelenny(not affected)
iceweaselsourcelenny(not affected)
xulrunnersourceetch(not affected)
xulrunnersourcelenny(not affected)


[etch] - xulrunner <not-affected> (web workers introduced in gecko 1.9.1)
[lenny] - xulrunner <not-affected> (web workers introduced in gecko 1.9.1)
[lenny] - iceweasel <not-affected> (Iceweasel in Lenny links against xulrunner)
[etch] - iceape <not-affected> (web workers introduced in gecko 1.9.1)
[lenny] - iceape <not-affected> (web workers introduced in gecko 1.9.1)

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