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The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The js_watch_set function in js/src/jsdbgapi.cpp in the JavaScript engine in Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.12 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and application exit) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted .js file, related to a "memory safety bug." NOTE: this was originally reported as affecting versions before 3.0.13.

Find out more about CVE-2009-2664 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 version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2009:1162 2009-07-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2009:1162 2009-07-22

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner Fixed