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MFSA2011-37 Firefox: Integer underflow when using JavaScript RegExp (CVE-2011-2998)

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MFSA2011-37 Firefox: Integer underflow when using JavaScript RegExp (CVE-2011-2998)

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/30/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/14/2012
Modified
07/22/2012

Description

Integer underflow in Mozilla Firefox 3.6.x before 3.6.23 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via JavaScript code containing a large RegExp expression.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-3_6_23

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