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Alert (SA06-038A)

Multiple Vulnerabilities in Mozilla Products

Systems Affected

  • Mozilla web browser
  • Mozilla mail client
  • Firefox web browser
  • Thunderbird mail client


By taking advantage of one or more vulnerabilities in Mozilla products, an attacker may be able to take control of your computer.


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Mozilla has released an updated version of Firefox to correct these problems.


There are vulnerabilities in various features of the Mozilla web browser, Mozilla email client, Firefox web browser, and Thunderbird email client. Some of the vulnerabilities are connected to the way the application handles URLs or images. In one instance, an attacker could cause an application to crash or could take control of your computer by convincing you to view a malicious web site or email message.

For more technical information, see US-CERT Technical Alert TA06-038A.



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  • February 7, 2006: Initial release
    April 17, 2006: Fixed "Terms of use" statement

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