Mozilla Firefox nsViewManager.cpp denial of service
|firefox-nsviewmanager-dos (51197)||Medium Risk|
Mozilla Firefox is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a NULL pointer dereference in the nsViewManager.cpp script. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerabilty using attck vectors related to interaction with TinyMCE to cause the application to crash.
Denial of Service
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- Bugzilla@Mozilla Bug 490425: firefox crashes .
- Mozilla Web site: Firefox.
- BID-35413: Mozilla Firefox 'nsViewManager.cpp' Denial of Service Vulnerability
- CVE-2009-2043: nsViewManager.cpp in Mozilla Firefox 3.0.2 through 3.0.10 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via vectors related to interaction with TinyMCE.
- MDVSA-2009:134: firefox
- OSVDB ID: 55197: Mozilla Firefox nsViewManager.cpp TinyMCE Interaction Remote DoS
- Mandriva Linux 2009.0
- Mandriva Linux 2009.0 X86_64
- Mandriva Linux 2009.1
- Mandriva Linux 2009.1 X86_64
- Mozilla Firefox 3.0.10
- Mozilla Firefox 3.0.2
- Mozilla Firefox 3.0.3
- Mozilla Firefox 3.0.4
- Mozilla Firefox 3.0.5
- Mozilla Firefox 3.0.6
- Mozilla Firefox 3.0.7
- Mozilla Firefox 3.0.8
- Mozilla Firefox 3.0.9
Jun 11, 2009
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