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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-3979

Original release date: 12/17/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the browser engine in Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.16 and 3.5.x before 3.5.6, SeaMonkey before 2.0.1, and Thunderbird allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
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: 37703
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37881
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1023334
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=506267
External Source: BID
Name: 37361
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-874-1
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0154
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=494617
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3547
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2009:063
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-13362
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0153
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1023333
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1674
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1673
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37785
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37699
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=293347
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10956
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=479931
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=522374
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-65.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37704
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=457514
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-873-1
External Source: BID
Name: 37349
External Source: XF
Name: mozilla-seamonkey-browser-code-exec(54799)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37856
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=516237
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1956
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=546694
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-0650
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-13366
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8487
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37813
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=515811
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-13333

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10956
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8487
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:alpha
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:beta
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.99
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.14
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.15
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.16
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.17
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.13
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1:alpha
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1:beta
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.5.0.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:alpha_2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:alpha_1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.5.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.5.0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:rc1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:beta_2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:beta_1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:alpha_3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0a1::pre
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0a1pre
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:rc2 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.10.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.6.1
* 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:0.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.7.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9:rc
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0:preview_release
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.2
* 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:1.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.4.1
* 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: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
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.5
* 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
* 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:beta1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.13
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.14
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.15
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.16
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.17
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.18
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.19
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.20
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.21
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:beta_1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:beta1
* 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:rc3
* 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:rc2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.11
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.12
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.13
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.14
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0:beta5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0:beta2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0:alpha
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.15 and previous versions
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