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CVE-2009-1827 Detail

Description

The SVG component in Mozilla Firefox 3.0.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application hang) via a large value in the r (aka Radius) attribute of a circle element, related to an "unclamped loop."

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/29/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1827
Original release date:
05/29/2009
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2009-05/0270.html External Source BUGTRAQ 20090527 Re: [Full-disclosure] [TZO-26-2009] Firefox (all?) Denial of Service through unclamped loop (SVG)
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2009-05/0271.html Exploit External Source BUGTRAQ 20090527 Re[2]: Addendum : [TZO-26-2009] Firefox (all?) Denial of Service through unclamped loop (SVG)
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2009-05/0272.html External Source BUGTRAQ 20090527 Re[2]: [Full-disclosure] [TZO-26-2009] Firefox (all?) Denial of Service through unclamped loop (SVG)
http://blog.zoller.lu/2009/04/advisory-firefox-dos-condition.html External Source MISC http://blog.zoller.lu/2009/04/advisory-firefox-dos-condition.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/503825/100/0/threaded Exploit External Source BUGTRAQ 20090526 [TZO-26-2009] Firefox (all?) Denial of Service through unclamped loop (SVG)
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=393832 Exploit External Source MISC https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=393832
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=465615 Exploit External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=465615
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/50721 External Source XF firefox-loop-dos(50721)
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/8794 External Source EXPLOIT-DB 8794

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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