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CVE-2009-1571

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2010-02-17
Bugzilla:
566050: CVE-2009-1571 Mozilla incorrectly frees used memory (MFSA 2010-03)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Use-after-free vulnerability in the HTML parser in Mozilla Firefox 3.0.x before 3.0.18 and 3.5.x before 3.5.8, Thunderbird before 3.0.2, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified method calls that attempt to access freed objects in low-memory situations.

Find out more about CVE-2009-1571 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 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0113 2010-02-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0112 2010-02-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (xulrunner) RHSA-2010:0112 2010-02-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0153 2010-03-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0113 2010-02-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0153 2010-03-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0154 2010-03-17

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner 1.9.0.18-1.el5_4 Fixed

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