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Mozilla Firefox Multiple Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities Nov-09 (Linux)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

10.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

12 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with Mozilla Firefox and is prone to multiple memory vorruption vulnerabilities.

Insight

Insight

- An error exists when creating JavaScript web-workers recursively that can be exploited to trigger the use of freed memory. - An error in the embedded 'liboggz' or 'libvorbis' library that can be exploited to cause a crash. - An error exists in the 'oggplay_data_handle_theora_frame' function in media/liboggplay/src/liboggplay/oggplay_data.c in 'liboggplay' library that can be exploited to cause a crash.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Firefox version 3.5 before 3.5.4 on Linux.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox version 3.5.4.