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CVE Database

CVE-2009-3079

Impact: Critical
Public: 2009-09-09
Bugzilla: 521695: CVE-2009-3079 Firefox 3.5.3 3.0.14 Chrome privilege escalation with FeedWriter

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Unspecified vulnerability in Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.14, and 3.5.x before 3.5.3, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary JavaScript with chrome privileges via vectors involving an object, the FeedWriter, and the BrowserFeedWriter.

Find out more about CVE-2009-3079 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-2009:1430 September 09, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2009:1430 September 09, 2009

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