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CVE-2009-1837

Impact: Critical
Public: 2009-06-11
Bugzilla: 503579: CVE-2009-1837 Firefox Race condition while accessing the private data of a NPObject JS wrapper class object

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Race condition in the NPObjWrapper_NewResolve function in modules/plugin/base/src/nsJSNPRuntime.cpp in xul.dll in Mozilla Firefox 3 before 3.0.11 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a page transition during Java applet loading, related to a use-after-free vulnerability for memory associated with a destroyed Java object.

Find out more about CVE-2009-1837 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
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2009:1095 June 11, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2009:1095 June 11, 2009

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