CVE Reference: CVE-2006-6499

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CVE-2006-6499

Description:
The js_dtoa function in Mozilla Firefox 2.x before 2.0.0.1, 1.5.x before 1.5.0.9, Thunderbird before 1.5.0.9, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.7 overwrites memory instead of exiting when the floating point precision is reduced, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via any plugins that reduce the precision.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

UBUNTU
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-400-1
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-398-2
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-398-1

SUSE
  http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_80_mozilla.html
  http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_06_mozilla.html

SUNALERT
  http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102846-1

ST
  1017406
  1017405
  1017398

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA23614
  Secunia Advisory: SA23591
  Secunia Advisory: SA23545
  Secunia Advisory: SA23589
  Secunia Advisory: SA23422
  Secunia Advisory: SA23420
  Secunia Advisory: SA23282
  Secunia Advisory: SA23692
  Secunia Advisory: SA23672
  Secunia Advisory: SA23988
  Secunia Advisory: SA24078
  Secunia Advisory: SA24390

HP
  http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c00771742

GENTOO
  http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200701-04.xml
  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200701-02.xml

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1258
  http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1265
  http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1253

CONFIRM
  http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-68.html

CERT-VN
  427972

CERT
  http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-354A.html

BID
  21668


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