Mission and Overview
NVD is the U.S. government repository of standards based vulnerability management data. This data enables automation of vulnerability management, security measurement, and compliance (e.g. FISMA).
Resource Status
NVD contains:

Last updated: 5/26/2016 7:35:56 PM

CVE Publication rate: 21.13

Email List

NVD provides four mailing lists to the public. For information and subscription instructions please visit NVD Mailing Lists

Workload Index
Vulnerability Workload Index: 12.72
About Us
NVD is a product of the NIST Computer Security Division and is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security's National Cyber Security Division. It supports the U.S. government multi-agency (OSD, DHS, NSA, DISA, and NIST) Information Security Automation Program. It is the U.S. government content repository for the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP).

National Cyber Awareness System

Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-3981

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

Overview

Unspecified vulnerability in the browser engine in Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.16, SeaMonkey before 2.0.1, and Thunderbird allows 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
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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=546713
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1956
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1674
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2009:063
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1023334
External Source: XF
Name: firefox-browser-engine-code-exec(54801)
External Source: BID
Name: 37363
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-65.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-873-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=468771
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8523
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8584
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1023333
External Source: BID
Name: 37349
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3547
Type: Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8523
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8584
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
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
cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
Changes related to vulnerability configurations

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)