DescriptionMozilla Firefox 3.6.x, 3.5.x, 3.0.19, and earlier, and SeaMonkey, executes a mail application in situations where an IFRAME element has a mailto: URL in its SRC attribute, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (excessive application launches) via an HTML document with many IFRAME elements.
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 severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs582590

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xulrunner (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)24.8.1esr-2~deb7u1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


browser dos attacks are not considered security-relevant

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