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CVE-2009-0775

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

Details

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 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
RHEL Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2009:0258 March 24, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2009:0258 March 24, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:0325 March 05, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:0325 March 05, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2009:0315 March 05, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:0325 March 05, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2009:0258 March 24, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2009:0315 March 05, 2009

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