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CVE Database

CVE-2009-2467

Impact: Critical
Bugzilla: 512137: CVE-2009-2467 Mozilla remote code execution during Flash player unloading

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.12 and 3.5 before 3.5.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors involving a Flash object, a slow script dialog, and the unloading of the Flash plugin, which triggers attempted use of a deleted object.

Find out more about CVE-2009-2467 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-2009:1162 July 22, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2009:1162 July 22, 2009

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