Public Date:
579085: CVE-2010-0220: Firefox DoS (crash) via crafted web site that triggers memory consumption

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The nsObserverList::FillObserverArray function in xpcom/ds/nsObserverList.cpp in Mozilla Firefox before 3.5.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted web site that triggers memory consumption and an accompanying Low Memory alert dialog, and also triggers attempted removal of an observer from an empty observers array.

Find out more about CVE-2010-0220 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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