Skip to navigation

CVE Database


Impact: Critical
Public: 2009-10-27
Bugzilla: 530162: CVE-2009-0689 (rejected CVE-2009-1563) Firefox heap buffer overflow in string to number conversion


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

** REJECT ** DO NOT USE THIS CANDIDATE NUMBER. ConsultIDs: CVE-2009-0689. Reason: This candidate is a duplicate of CVE-2009-0689. Certain codebase relationships were not originally clear. Notes: All CVE users should reference CVE-2009-0689 instead of this candidate. All references and descriptions in this candidate have been removed to prevent accidental usage.

Find out more about CVE-2009-1563 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.


This CVE entry is a duplicate of CVE-2009-0689 and has been rejected; please refer to that CVE entry for additional product fixes and information.

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

Find out more about Red Hat support for the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:1531 October 27, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2009:1530 October 27, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:1531 October 27, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2009:1530 October 27, 2009

External References

This page is generated automatically and has not been checked for errors or omissions.

For clarification or corrections please contact the Red Hat Security Response Team.