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Re: Firefox 3.05 attempting to execute code on stack



On Wed, Jan 07, 2009 at 03:14:39PM +0000, Bryn M. Reeves wrote:
> Dave Feustel wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 07, 2009 at 02:54:06PM +0000, Bryn M. Reeves wrote:
>>> Dave Feustel wrote:
>>>> SELinux is reporting attempts by Firefox 3.05-1 to execute code
>>>> on the stack on 32-bit f9. Time for a Firefox upgrade?
>>>>
>>> Java plugin?
>>>
>>> Bryn.
>>
>> I have no idea. Maybe something to do with Flash.
>
> Possibly, although I doubt it - I've never seen a flash plugin that  
> attempted this but I have seen a number of JVMs do it (I assume it's  
> something to do with jit), mostly older ones iirc, so it's probably  
> worth checking for updates if you have a JRE installed that's not part  
> of the distribution.
>
> Bryn.

The offending file is a plugin called npviewer. Java was updated
yesterday. I think this was activated as a result of my attempts
to get Flash working with Firefox.


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