62428 : Mozilla Multiple Browsers Web Worker Array Handling Heap Corruption
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Timeline

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

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2010-0160" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : The Web Worker functionality in Mozilla Firefox 3.0.x before 3.0.18 and 3.5.x before 3.5.8, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.3, does not properly handle array data types for posted messages, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.

Classification

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

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox version 3.6 or 3.5.8 or higher, or SeaMonkey 2.0.3 or higher, as they have been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Unknown or Incomplete

References

Tools & Filters

44658 44659 44660

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 10.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2010-02-23 | Disagree?

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