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CVE-2009-1303

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2009-04-21
Bugzilla:
496253: CVE-2009-1303 Firefox 2 and 3 Layout engine crash

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The browser engine in Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.9, Thunderbird before 2.0.0.22, and SeaMonkey before 1.1.16 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly trigger memory corruption via vectors related to nsSVGElement::BindToTree.

Find out more about CVE-2009-1303 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 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:0437 2009-04-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2009:1125 2009-06-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (firefox) RHSA-2009:0436 2009-04-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:0437 2009-04-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2009:1126 2009-06-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (xulrunner) RHSA-2009:0436 2009-04-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2009:1126 2009-06-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:0437 2009-04-21

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner 1.9.0.9-1.el5 Fixed