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CVE-2009-1828 Detail

Description

Mozilla Firefox 3.0.10 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop, application hang, and memory consumption) via a KEYGEN element in conjunction with (1) a META element specifying automatic page refresh or (2) a JavaScript onLoad event handler for a BODY element. NOTE: it was later reported that earlier versions are also affected.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/29/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2009-05/0247.html Exploit
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2009-05/0263.html
http://blog.zoller.lu/2009/04/advisory-firefox-denial-of-service.html Exploit
http://websecurity.com.ua/3194/
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/503876/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/506328/100/100/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35132
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=469565 Exploit
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/50838
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5928
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/8822

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5928
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5928

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:3.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1828
NVD Published Date:
05/29/2009
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017