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CVE-2008-2934 Detail


Mozilla Firefox 3 before 3.0.1 on Mac OS X allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted GIF file that triggers a free of an uninitialized pointer.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  07/18/2008

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Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (07/21/2008)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of firefox as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source SECTRACK 1020516 External Source SUNALERT 256408 External Source CONFIRM External Source BID 30266 External Source UBUNTU USN-626-1 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2125 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-0977 External Source CONFIRM External Source XF firefox-gif-code-execution(43850)

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