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HP-UX Mozilla Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code, DoS
HPSBUX02122 SSRT061158 rev.1 - HP-UX Mozilla Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code, Denial of Service (DoS)
HPSBUX02122 SSRT061158 rev.1 - HP-UX Mozilla Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code, Denial of Service (DoS)

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HPSBUX02122 SSRT061158 rev.1 - HP-UX Mozilla Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code, 
Denial of Service (DoS)

NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon 
as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2006-05-30
Last Updated: 2006-05-30

Potential Security Impact: Remote execution of arbitrary code, Denial of Service (DoS)

Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team

Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified with Mozilla running on HP-UX. 
These vulnerabilities could be exploited remotely to allow execution of arbitrary code 
or Denial of Service (DoS).

References: Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory (MFSA) 2006-27, MFSA 2006-25, 
MFSA 2006-24, MFSA 2006-22, MFSA 2006-21, MFSA 2006-19, MFSA 2006-18, 
MFSA 2006-17, MFSA 2006-16, MFSA 2006-15, MFSA 2006-14, MFSA 2006-13, 
MFSA 2006-12, MFSA 2006-11, MFSA 2006-10, MFSA 2006-09, MFSA 2006-05, 
MFSA 2006-03, MFSA 2006-01

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
Mozilla versions prior to 1.7.13 running on HP-UX B.11.00, B.11.11, and B.11.23.


The following potential security vulnerabilities have been addressed in Mozilla 1.7.13:

MFSA 2006-27 Table Rebuilding Code Execution Vulnerability
MFSA 2006-25 Privilege escalation through Print Preview
MFSA 2006-24 Privilege escalation using crypto.generateCRMFRequest
MFSA 2006-23 File stealing by changing input type
MFSA 2006-22 CSS Letter-Spacing Heap Overflow Vulnerability
MFSA 2006-21 JavaScript execution in mail when forwarding in-line
MFSA 2006-19 Cross-site scripting using .valueOf.call()
MFSA 2006-18 Mozilla Firefox Tag Order Vulnerability
MFSA 2006-17 cross-site scripting through window.controllers
MFSA 2006-16 Accessing XBL compilation scope via valueOf.call()
MFSA 2006-15 Privilege escalation using a JavaScript function's cloned parent
MFSA 2006-14 Privilege escalation via XBL.method.eval
MFSA 2006-13 Downloading executables with "Save Image As..."
MFSA 2006-12 Secure-site spoof (requires security warning dialog)
MFSA 2006-11 Crashes with evidence of memory corruption (rv:1.8)
MFSA 2006-10 JavaScript garbage-collection hazard audit
MFSA 2006-09 Cross-site JavaScript injection using event handlers
MFSA 2006-05 Localstore.rdf XML injection through XULDocument.persist()
MFSA 2006-03 Long document title causes startup denial of Service
MFSA 2006-01 JavaScript garbage-collection hazards

For further information please refer to:


HP-UX B.11.00
HP-UX B.11.11
HP-UX B.11.23
action: install preliminary version of Mozilla 1.17.13 available from mozilla.org


HP has made preliminary versions of Mozilla 1.7.13 available to resolve the issue.
These preliminary versions have received minimal testing and are localized for 
English only.

The preliminary versions are available for download from the following url:



This security bulletin will be revised when fully tested and localized versions of
Mozilla 1.7.13 for HP-UX are available.

install preliminary version of Mozilla 1.17.13 available from mozilla.org


HP-UX Security Patch Check: Security Patch Check revision B.02.00 analyzes all 
HP-issued Security Bulletins to provide a subset of recommended actions that 
potentially affect a specific HP-UX system. For more information:

Version:1 (rev.1) - 30 May 2006 Initial release

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support channel.

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relates to is represented by the 5th and 6th characters of the
Bulletin number in the title:

    GN = HP General SW,
    MA = HP Management Agents,
    MI = Misc. 3rd party SW,
    MP = HP MPE/iX,
    NS = HP NonStop Servers,
    OV = HP OpenVMS,
    PI = HP Printing & Imaging,
    ST = HP Storage SW,
    TL = HP Trusted Linux,
    TU = HP Tru64 UNIX,
    UX = HP-UX,
    VV = HP Virtual Vault

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reviewing and enhancing the security features of software products
to provide customers with current secure solutions.

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