Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird, and SeaMonkey XSLT node sorting code execution

firefox-xslt-node-code-execution (59666) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird, and SeaMonkey could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an integer overflow in the XSLT node sorting routine. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a node containing an overly large text value to execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application 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: 7.3
  Exploitability: Proof-of-Concept
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to MFSA 2010-30 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • MFSA 2010-30: Integer Overflow in XSLT Node Sorting.
  • Offensive Security Exploit Database [09-09-2010]: MOAUB #9 - Mozilla Firefox XSLT Sort Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.
  • ZDI-10-113: Mozilla Firefox XSLT Sort Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.
  • BID-41050: RETIRED: Mozilla Firefox/Thunderbird/SeaMonkey MFSA 2010-26/27/28/29/30/32 Remote Vulnerabilities
  • BID-41082: Mozilla Firefox/Thunderbird/SeaMonkey XSLT Integer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2010-1199: Integer overflow in the XSLT node sorting implementation in Mozilla Firefox 3.5.x before 3.5.10 and 3.6.x before 3.6.4, Thunderbird before 3.0.5, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.5 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a large text value for a node.
  • DSA-2064: xulrunner -- several vulnerabilities
  • MDVSA-2010:125: firefox
  • MDVSA-2010:126: mozilla-thunderbird
  • OSVDB ID: 65744: Mozilla Multiple Products XSLT Node Sorting Implementation Node Text Value Overflow
  • RHSA-2010-0499: Critical: seamonkey security update
  • RHSA-2010-0500: Critical: firefox security, bug fix, and enhancement update
  • RHSA-2010-0501: Critical: firefox security, bug fix, and enhancement update
  • RHSA-2010-0544: Moderate: thunderbird security update
  • RHSA-2010-0545: Critical: thunderbird security update
  • SA40309: Mozilla Firefox Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA40323: Mozilla Thunderbird Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA40326: Mozilla SeaMonkey Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1024138: Mozilla Firefox Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code, Access Keystrokes, and Conduct Cross-Site Scripting Attacks
  • SECTRACK ID: 1024139: Mozilla Thunderbird Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
  • SUSE-SA:2010:030: Mozilla Firefox security update

Platforms Affected:

  • Debian Debian Linux 5.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.0
  • Mandriva Enterprise Server 5 X86_64
  • Mandriva Enterprise Server 5
  • Mandriva Linux 2009.0
  • Mandriva Linux 2009.0 X86_64
  • Mandriva Linux 2009.1
  • Mandriva Linux 2009.1 X86_64
  • 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 Firefox 3.6
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0 Alpha
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0 Beta
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0 Dev
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0
  • 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 SeaMonkey 2.0
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 2.0.1
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 2.0.2
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 2.0.3
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 2.0.4
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 3.0
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 3.0.1
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 3.0.2
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 3.0.3
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 3.0.4
  • Novell OpenSUSE 11.0
  • Novell SLE SDK 10
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.8.z ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.8.z AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client Workstation
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications 5 Server

Reported:

Jun 22, 2010

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