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Firefox Browser designMode Null Pointer Dereference DoS Vulnerability - Linux

Information

Severity

Severity

Low

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

2.6

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The host is installed with Mozilla Firefox browser and is prone to denial of service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

Null pointer dereferencing error occurs in the broswer which fails to validate the user input data when designMode module is enabled. These can be exploited via replaceChild or removeChild call, followed by a queryCommandValue, queryCommandState or queryCommandIndeterm call.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Firefox version 3.x to 3.0.5 on Linux.

Solution

Solution

Upgerade to Firefox version 3.6.3 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)