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CVE-2009-1044 Detail

Current Description

Mozilla Firefox 3.0.7 on Windows 7 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors related to the _moveToEdgeShift XUL tree method, which triggers garbage collection on objects that are still in use, as demonstrated by Nils during a PWN2OWN competition at CanSecWest 2009.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/23/2009
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blogs.zdnet.com/security/?p=2934
http://blogs.zdnet.com/security/?p=2941
http://cansecwest.com/index.html
http://dvlabs.tippingpoint.com/blog/2009/02/25/pwn2own-2009
http://dvlabs.tippingpoint.com/blog/2009/03/18/pwn2own-2009-day-1---safari-internet-explorer-and-firefox-taken-down-by-four-zero-day-exploits
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-04/msg00008.html
http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-10199652-83.html
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-113.htm
http://twitter.com/tippingpoint1/status/1351635812
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1756
http://www.h-online.com/security/Pwn2Own-2009-Safari-IE-8-and-Firefox-exploited--/news/112889
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:084
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-13.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0397.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0398.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/502303/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34181 Patch
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021878
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-745-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0864 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-015
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=484320 Patch
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11368
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-March/msg01023.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-March/msg01040.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-March/msg01077.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11368
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11368

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1044
NVD Published Date:
03/23/2009
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017