Public Date:
497447: CVE-2009-1313 Firefox crash in nsTextFrame::ClearTextRun()

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The nsTextFrame::ClearTextRun function in layout/generic/nsTextFrameThebes.cpp in Mozilla Firefox 3.0.9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) and probably execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors. NOTE: this vulnerability reportedly exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2009-1302.

Find out more about CVE-2009-1313 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 (firefox) RHSA-2009:0449 2009-04-27
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2009:0449 2009-04-27

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner Fixed