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Mozilla Firefox "keypress" User Interface Event Dispatching Denial of Service

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Mozilla Firefox "keypress" User Interface Event Dispatching Denial of Service

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/01/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/29/2009
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

The user interface event dispatcher in Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a series of keypress, click, onkeydown, onkeyup, onmousedown, and onmouseup events.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-3_0_4

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