55153 : Mozilla Multiple Products JavaScript Engine jsxml.c ParseXMLSource Memory Corruption
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2009-06-12

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2009-1833" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : The JavaScript engine in Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.11, Thunderbird before 2.0.0.22, and SeaMonkey before 1.1.17 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to (1) js_LeaveSharpObject, (2) ParseXMLSource, and (3) a certain assertion in jsinterp.c; and other vectors.

Classification

Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Disclosure: Vendor Verified
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 3.0.11 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Unknown or Incomplete

References

Tools & Filters

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Credit

Unknown or Incomplete

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 9.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2009-06-15 | Disagree?

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