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CVE-2009-3374

Impact: Critical
Public: 2009-10-27
Bugzilla: 530157: CVE-2009-3374 Firefox chrome privilege escalation in XPCVariant::VariantDataToJS()

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The XPCVariant::VariantDataToJS function in the XPCOM implementation in Mozilla Firefox 3.0.x before 3.0.15 and 3.5.x before 3.5.4 does not enforce intended restrictions on interaction between chrome privileged code and objects obtained from remote web sites, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary JavaScript with chrome privileges via unspecified method calls, related to "doubly-wrapped objects."

Find out more about CVE-2009-3374 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-2009:1530 October 27, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2009:1530 October 27, 2009

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