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, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
iceweasel (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)38.8.0esr-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie (security)38.8.0esr-1~deb8u1fixed
xulrunner (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)24.8.1esr-2~deb7u1fixed

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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