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CVE-2009-3072

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2009-09-09
Bugzilla:
521688: CVE-2009-3072 Firefox 3.5.3 3.0.14 browser engine crashes

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the browser engine in Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.14 and 3.5.x before 3.5.3, Thunderbird before 2.0.0.24, and SeaMonkey before 1.1.19 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to the BinHex decoder in netwerk/streamconv/converters/nsBinHexDecoder.cpp, and unknown vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2009-3072 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 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:1431 2009-09-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 RHSA-2009:1430 2009-09-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 RHSA-2009:1430 2009-09-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0153 2010-03-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0154 2010-03-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:1432 2009-09-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0153 2010-03-17

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner 1.9.0.14-1.el5_4 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 nspr 4.7.5-1.el5_4 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 nspr 4.7.5-1.el4_8 Fixed

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