Mozilla Firefox and SeaMonkey Theora video library buffer overflow

mozilla-theora-bo (54805) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Mozilla Firefox and SeaMonkey are vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow, caused by an integer overflow in the Theora video library. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted video file, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the browser to crash.

*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 2009-67 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • MFSA 2009-67: Integer overflow, crash in libtheora video library.
  • BID-37349: RETIRED: Mozilla Firefox and SeaMonkey MFSA 2009-65 through -71 Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • BID-37368: Mozilla Firefox and SeaMonkey Theora Video Library Remote Integer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2009-3389: Integer overflow in libtheora in Xiph.Org Theora before 1.1, as used in Mozilla Firefox 3.5 before 3.5.6 and SeaMonkey before 2.0.1, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a video with large dimensions.
  • DSA-2045: libtheora -- integer overflow
  • MDVSA-2009:338: firefox
  • MDVSA-2010:043: libtheora
  • OSVDB ID: 61102: Mozilla Multiple Browsers libtheora Video Library Dimension Handling Overflow
  • OSVDB ID: 61103: Mozilla Multiple Browsers libtheora Video Library Unspecified DoS
  • SA37699: Mozilla Firefox Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA37785: Mozilla SeaMonkey Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA37883: Avaya CMS Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA37919: Avaya Products Mozilla Firefox Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA39317: SUSE Update for Multiple Packages
  • SUSE-SA:2009:063: Mozilla Firefox security update
  • SUSE-SR:2010:008: SUSE Security Summary Report
  • SUSE-SR:2010:013: SUSE Security Summary Report
  • USN-874-1: Firefox 3.5 and Xulrunner 1.9.1 vulnerabilities
  • USN-878-1: Firefox 3.5 and Xulrunner 1.9.1 regression

Platforms Affected:

  • Avaya Communication Manager
  • Avaya Intuity Audix LX
  • Avaya Message Networking
  • Avaya Message Storage Server
  • Canonical Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
  • Canonical Ubuntu 8.10
  • Debian Debian Linux 5.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.0 X86_64
  • Mandriva Enterprise Server 5
  • Mandriva Enterprise Server 5 X86_64
  • Mandriva Linux 2009.0 X86_64
  • Mandriva Linux 2009.0
  • Mandriva Linux 2009.1 X86_64
  • Mandriva Linux 2009.1
  • Mandriva Linux 2010 X86_64
  • Mandriva Linux 2010
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.5
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.5.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.5.2
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.5.3
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.5.4
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.5.5
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0 Beta
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0 Dev
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0 Alpha
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0.1
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0.2
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0.3
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0.4
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0.5
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0.6
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0.7
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0.8
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0.9
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0.99
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1 Alpha
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1 Beta
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.0
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.1
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.10
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.11
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.12
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.13
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.14
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.15
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.2
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.3
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.4
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.5
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.6
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.7
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.8
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.9
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.5.0.10
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.5.0.8
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.5.0.9
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 3.0
  • Novell OpenSUSE 11.0
  • Novell SLE SDK 10 SP2
  • Novell SLE SDK 10
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 SP2 DEBUGINFO
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP2
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP2
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.0

Reported:

Dec 15, 2009

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