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CVE-2009-1838 Detail

Current Description

The garbage-collection implementation in Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.11, Thunderbird before 2.0.0.22, and SeaMonkey before 1.1.17 sets an element's owner document to null in unspecified circumstances, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary JavaScript with chrome privileges via a crafted event handler, related to an incorrect context for this event handler.

Source:  MITRE
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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://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1096.html
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2009&m=slackware-security.372468
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2009&m=slackware-security.425408
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-264308-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1820
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1830
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:141
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-29.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1125.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1126.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35326 Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35383
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022397
http://www.slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2009&m=slackware-security.454275
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-782-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1572 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=489131
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=503580
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11080
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1095.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-July/msg00444.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-July/msg00504.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-June/msg00574.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-June/msg00657.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection') (CWE-94)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1838
NVD Published Date:
06/12/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018