Vulnerability Details

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

Published: 2009-11-02 13:39:30
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact:
Successful exploitation will let attacker to cause Denial of Service or memory corrption on the user's system.

Affected Versions:
Firefox version 3.5 before 3.5.4 on Linux.

Technical Details:
- 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.

Recommendations:
Upgrade to Firefox version 3.5.4.

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

Detection Type:
Executable Unreliable

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-3371
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-3377
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-3378
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-3379
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-3381
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-3383

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36854
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36872
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36873
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36875
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36870
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36869

References:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-54.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-63.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-64.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2009-11-02
Modified
2019-04-29
Category
Denial of Service

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