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CVE-2009-3382

Impact: Critical
Public: 2009-10-27
Bugzilla: 530569: CVE-2009-3382 Firefox crashes with evidence of memory corruption

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

layout/base/nsCSSFrameConstructor.cpp in the browser engine in Mozilla Firefox 3.0.x before 3.0.15 does not properly handle first-letter frames, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2009-3382 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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