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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-2462

Original release date: 07/22/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The browser engine in Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.12 and Thunderbird allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to (1) the frame chain and synchronous events, (2) a SetMayHaveFrame assertion and nsCSSFrameConstructor::CreateFloatingLetterFrame, (3) nsCSSFrameConstructor::ConstructFrame, (4) the child list and initial reflow, (5) GetLastSpecialSibling, (6) nsFrameManager::GetPrimaryFrameFor and MathML, (7) nsFrame::GetBoxAscent, (8) nsCSSFrameConstructor::AdjustParentFrame, (9) nsDOMOfflineResourceList, and (10) nsContentUtils::ComparePosition.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35944
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 265068
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=413085
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=445177
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35943
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=491134
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-0650
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10906
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=463350
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 1020800
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-34.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=468211
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35914
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=472950
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1972
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35947
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-2152
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=461861
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2009:039
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=466763
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=472668
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=442227
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0154
External Source: BID
Name: 35758
Type: Patch Information
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-7961
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1162
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0153
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36005
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1163
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2009:042
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36145

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10906
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.14
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.19
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.10.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:beta_1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.20
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9:rc
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.21
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.17
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.16
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.4.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.15
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.6.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.7.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0:preview_release
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:beta1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9_rc
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:rc3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:rc2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.13
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.6::linux
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.18
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0:beta5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0:beta2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0:alpha
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.19
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.20
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.21
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.16
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.15
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.14
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.17
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.14
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.13
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:2.0.0.18
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.9
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.11 and previous versions

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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)