Mozilla Firefox browser code execution

mozilla-firefox-browser-code-exec (53154) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Mozilla Firefox could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an error within the browser engine. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to corrupt memory and execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable system or cause a denial of service.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 9.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 6.9
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to MFSA 2009-47 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • MFSA 2009-47: Crashes with evidence of memory corruption (rv:1.9.1.3/ 1.9.0.14).
  • BID-36343: Mozilla Firefox MFSA 2009-47, -48, -49, -50, -51 Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • BID-36671: Adobe Reader and Acrobat Malformed U3D Data Heap Memory Corruption Vulnerability
  • CVE-2009-3071: Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the browser engine in Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.14, and 3.5.x before 3.5.2, allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors.
  • DSA-1885: xulrunner -- several vulnerabilities
  • MDVSA-2009:236: firefox
  • RHSA-2009-1430: Critical: firefox security update
  • SA36671: Mozilla Firefox Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SUSE-SA:2009:048: Mozilla Firefox security update
  • USN-821-1: Firefox and Xulrunner vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Canonical Ubuntu 8.04 LTS
  • Canonical Ubuntu 8.10
  • Debian Debian Linux 5.0
  • Mandriva Enterprise Server 5
  • Mandriva Enterprise Server 5 X86_64
  • Mandriva Linux 2009.0
  • Mandriva Linux 2009.0 X86_64
  • Mandriva Linux 2009.1 X86_64
  • Mandriva Linux 2009.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Beta5
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Beta4
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Beta3
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Alpha
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Beta1
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Beta2
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.10
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.11
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.12
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.13
  • 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
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0beta5
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.1 Beta2
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.1 Beta3
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.1 Beta1
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.5
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.5.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.5.2
  • Novell OpenSUSE 10.3
  • Novell OpenSUSE 11.0
  • Novell SLE SDK 10
  • Novell SLE SDK 10 SP2
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 SP2 DEBUGINFO
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP2
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP2
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.8.z ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.8.z AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client Workstation
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5.4.z EUS
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.0

Reported:

Sep 10, 2009

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