62425 : Mozilla Multiple Browsers HTML Parser Use-after-free Memory Corruption
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2010-02-17
Time to Patch
312 days

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2009-1571" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : Use-after-free vulnerability in the HTML parser in Mozilla Firefox 3.0.x before 3.0.18 and 3.5.x before 3.5.8, Thunderbird before 3.0.2, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified method calls that attempt to access freed objects in low-memory situations.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access, Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Disclosure: Vendor Verified
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.0.18, 3.5.8 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 = 10.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2010-02-23 | Disagree?

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