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CVE-2009-1571

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

Details

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 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-2010:0153 March 17, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0153 March 17, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0113 February 17, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0112 February 17, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0113 February 17, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0154 March 17, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0112 February 17, 2010

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