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MFSA2009-29 Firefox: Arbitrary code execution using event listeners attached to an element whose owner document is null (CVE-2009-1838)

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MFSA2009-29 Firefox: Arbitrary code execution using event listeners attached to an element whose owner document is null (CVE-2009-1838)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/12/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/14/2012
Modified
05/27/2016

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.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-3_0_11

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