Vulnerability Details

Mozilla Firefox Multiple Vulnerabilities - Sep09 (Windows)

Published: 2009-09-11 16:01:06
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:

A remote, unauthenticated attacker could execute arbitrary code or cause a vulnerable application to crash.

Affected Versions:
Mozilla Firefox version prior to 3.0.14 and 3.5 before 3.5.3 on Windows.

Technical Details:
- Multiple errors in the browser and JavaScript engines can be exploited to corrupt memory. - An error exists when processing operations performed on the columns of a XUL tree element. This can be exploited to dereference freed memory via a pointer owned by a column of the XUL tree element. - An error exists when displaying text in the location bar using the default Windows font. This can be exploited to spoof the URL of a trusted site via Unicode characters having a tall line-height. - An error in the implementation of the 'BrowserFeedWriter' object can be exploited to execute arbitrary JavaScript code with chrome privileges.

Upgrade to Firefox version 3.0.14 or 3.5.3 or later.

The host is installed with Firefox browser and is prone to multiple vulnerabilities.

Detection Type:
Windows Registry

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

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

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:


CVSS Score
Denial of Service

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