Zero-friction vulnerability management platform

Mageni eases for you the vulnerability scanning, assessment, and management process. It is free and open-source.

Install Now

Available for macOS, Windows, and Linux

App screenshot

Mozilla Firefox 'GIF' File DoS Vulnerability - Nov09 (Linux)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/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 Firefox browser and is prone to Denial of Service vulnerabilities.

Insight

Insight

A NULL pointer dereference error in 'nsGIFDecoder2::GifWrite' function in 'decoders/gif/nsGIFDecoder2.cpp' in libpr0n, which can be exploited to cause application crash via an animated 'GIF' file with a large image size.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Mozilla Firefox version prior to 3.5.5 on Linux.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox version 3.5.5 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)