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CVE-2009-1841

Impact: Critical
Public: 2009-06-11
Bugzilla: 503583: CVE-2009-1841 Firefox JavaScript arbitrary code execution

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

js/src/xpconnect/src/xpcwrappedjsclass.cpp in Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.11, Thunderbird before 2.0.0.22, and SeaMonkey before 1.1.17 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary web script with the privileges of a chrome object, as demonstrated by the browser sidebar and the FeedWriter.

Find out more about CVE-2009-1841 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 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 5 (firefox) RHSA-2009:1095 June 11, 2009

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