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Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2006-25

Title: Privilege escalation through Print Preview
Impact: Critical
Date: April 13, 2006
Reporter: Georgi Guninski
Products: Firefox, Thunderbird, Mozilla Suite

Fixed in: Firefox
  Firefox 1.0.8
  Thunderbird 1.0.8
  SeaMonkey 1.0.1
  Mozilla Suite 1.7.13


Georgi Guninski reported two variants of using scripts in an XBL control to gain chrome privileges when the page is viewed under "Print Preview".

This vulnerability exists even if web-content JavaScript is turned off.


Do not use Print Preview until you upgrade to a fixed version.


Exploit code and details embargoed during the active update period.