CVE-2009-1169

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2009-03-25
Bugzilla:
492211: CVE-2009-1169 Firefox XSLT memory corruption issue

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The txMozillaXSLTProcessor::TransformToDoc function in Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.8 and SeaMonkey before 1.1.16 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via an XML file with a crafted XSLT transform.

Find out more about CVE-2009-1169 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 version 5 (xulrunner) RHSA-2009:0397 2009-03-27
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:0398 2009-03-27
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2009:0397 2009-03-27
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:0398 2009-03-27
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:0398 2009-03-27