CVE-2009-3382

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

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 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 5 RHSA-2009:1530 2009-10-27
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 RHSA-2009:1530 2009-10-27

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