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CVE-2009-3077

Impact: Critical
Public: 2009-09-09
Bugzilla: 521693: CVE-2009-3077 Firefox 3.5.3 3.0.14 TreeColumns dangling pointer vulnerability

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.14, and 3.5.x before 3.5.3, does not properly manage pointers for the columns (aka TreeColumns) of a XUL tree element, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted HTML document, related to a "dangling pointer vulnerability."

Find out more about CVE-2009-3077 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
RHEL Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0153 March 17, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0153 March 17, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:1432 September 09, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2009:1430 September 09, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2009:1431 September 09, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0154 March 17, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2009:1430 September 09, 2009

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