CVE-2009-1232 Detail

Current Description

Mozilla Firefox 3.0.8 and earlier 3.0.x versions allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via an XML document composed of a long series of start-tags with no corresponding end-tags. NOTE: it was later reported that 3.0.10 and earlier are also affected.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (04/27/2009)

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=485941 Red Hat does not consider a user-assisted crash of a client application such as Firefox to be a security issue.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://milw0rm.com/sploits/2009-Firefox-XUL-0day-PoC.rar Exploit 
http://websecurity.com.ua/3216/
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34522 Exploit 
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=485941
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/49521
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/8306

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1232
NVD Published Date:
04/02/2009
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017
Source:
MITRE