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CVE-2009-1841

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

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 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 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:1096 2009-06-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (xulrunner) RHSA-2009:1095 2009-06-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (firefox) RHSA-2009:1095 2009-06-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:1096 2009-06-11

Affected Packages State

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