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CVE-2009-1833

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

Details

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; and other vectors.

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

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