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CVE-2006-6499 Detail


The js_dtoa function in Mozilla Firefox 2.x before, 1.5.x before, Thunderbird before, 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.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c00771742 Broken Link 
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200701-02.xml Third Party Advisory 
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017398 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017405 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017406 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102846-1 Broken Link 
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1253 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1258 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1265 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200701-04.xml Third Party Advisory 
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/427972 Third Party Advisory  US Government Resource 
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-68.html Vendor Advisory 
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_80_mozilla.html Broken Link 
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_06_mozilla.html Broken Link 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21668 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-398-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-398-2 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-400-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-354A.html Third Party Advisory  US Government Resource 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/5068 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1124 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0083 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

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