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Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2006-40
Title: Double-free on malformed VCard
Date: June 1, 2006
Reporter: Masatoshi Kimura
Products: Thunderbird, SeaMonkey
Fixed in: Thunderbird 220.127.116.11
Masatoshi Kimura reported a hang caused by a double-free in Thunderbird when processing a large VCard with invalid base64 characters in it. Since an attacker can supply an arbitrary amount of well-formed VCard data before introducing the error we presume this could be exploited to run code of the attacker's choosing.
View menu de-select "Display Attachments Inline", and do not open
any VCard attachments (.vcf extension) until you upgrade to a fixed version.