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CVE-2009-0775

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2009-03-04
Bugzilla:
488287: CVE-2009-0775 Firefox XUL Linked Clones Double Free Vulnerability

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Double free vulnerability in Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.7, Thunderbird before 2.0.0.21, and SeaMonkey before 1.1.15 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via "cloned XUL DOM elements which were linked as a parent and child," which are not properly handled during garbage collection.

Find out more about CVE-2009-0775 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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 4 (firefox) RHSA-2009:0315 2009-03-05
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2009:0258 2009-03-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:0325 2009-03-05
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2009:0258 2009-03-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:0325 2009-03-05
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:0325 2009-03-05
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2009:0258 2009-03-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (xulrunner) RHSA-2009:0315 2009-03-05

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner 1.9.0.7-1.el5 Fixed

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