CVE Database


Impact: Critical
Public: 2009-03-04
Bugzilla: 488272: CVE-2009-0771 Firefox 3 Layout Engine Crashes


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The layout engine in Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.7, Thunderbird before, and SeaMonkey 1.1.15 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via certain vectors that trigger memory corruption and assertion failures.

Find out more about CVE-2009-0771 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 6.8
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2009:0315 March 05, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2009:0315 March 05, 2009

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