CVE Database


Impact: Critical
Public: 2009-04-27
Bugzilla: 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 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
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2009:0449 April 27, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2009:0449 April 27, 2009

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