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MFSA2009-34 Firefox: Crashes with evidence of memory corruption (rv:1.9.1/1.9.0.12) (CVE-2009-2462)

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MFSA2009-34 Firefox: Crashes with evidence of memory corruption (rv:1.9.1/1.9.0.12) (CVE-2009-2462)

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/22/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/14/2012
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

The browser engine in Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.12 and Thunderbird allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to (1) the frame chain and synchronous events, (2) a SetMayHaveFrame assertion and nsCSSFrameConstructor::CreateFloatingLetterFrame, (3) nsCSSFrameConstructor::ConstructFrame, (4) the child list and initial reflow, (5) GetLastSpecialSibling, (6) nsFrameManager::GetPrimaryFrameFor and MathML, (7) nsFrame::GetBoxAscent, (8) nsCSSFrameConstructor::AdjustParentFrame, (9) nsDOMOfflineResourceList, and (10) nsContentUtils::ComparePosition.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-3_0_12
  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-3_5

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