CVE-2009-1833

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2009-06-11
Bugzilla:
503570: CVE-2009-1833 Firefox JavaScript engine crashes

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The JavaScript engine in Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.11, Thunderbird before 2.0.0.22, and SeaMonkey before 1.1.17 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to (1) js_LeaveSharpObject, (2) ParseXMLSource, and (3) a certain assertion in jsinterp.c&#59; and other vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2009-1833 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 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2009:1125 2009-06-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2009:1126 2009-06-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2009:1126 2009-06-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:1096 2009-06-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2009:1095 2009-06-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:1096 2009-06-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2009:1095 2009-06-11

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner 1.9.0.11-3.el5_3 Fixed