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CVE-2009-1303

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

Details

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 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-2009:1126 June 25, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2009:1126 June 25, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:0437 April 21, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:0437 April 21, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2009:0436 April 22, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:0437 April 21, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2009:1125 June 25, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2009:0436 April 22, 2009

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