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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Firefox JavaScript and Browser Engine Memory Corruption Bugs May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022090
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1022090
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-1302, CVE-2009-1303, CVE-2009-1304, CVE-2009-1305   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 22 2009
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.x, 3.0 prior to 3.0.9
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Mozilla Firefox. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption error and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

The browser engine is affected [CVE-2009-1302, CVE-2009-1303].

The layout engine is affected [CVE-2009-1304, CVE-2009-1305].

Olli Pettay, Martijn Wargers, Mats Palmgren, Romaxa, Jesse Ruderman, Gary Kwong, Igor Bukanov and Bob Clary reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (3.0.9).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-14.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-14.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Apr 22 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Mozilla Firefox JavaScript and Browser Engine Memory Corruption Bugs May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
Apr 22 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix for SeaMonkey) Mozilla Firefox JavaScript and Browser Engine Memory Corruption Bugs May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for SeaMonkey for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, and 4.
Jun 24 2009 (Mozilla Has Issued a Fix for Thunderbird) Mozilla Firefox JavaScript and Browser Engine Memory Corruption Bugs May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Mozilla has issued a fix for Thunderbird.
Jun 25 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix for Thunderbird) Mozilla Firefox JavaScript and Browser Engine Memory Corruption Bugs May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for Mozilla Thunderbird for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.
Jun 26 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix for Thunderbird) Mozilla Firefox JavaScript and Browser Engine Memory Corruption Bugs May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for Mozilla Thunderbird for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Tue, 21 Apr 2009 22:20:47 -0400
Subject:  Mozilla Firefox


http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-14.html

CVE-2009-1302
CVE-2009-1303
CVE-2009-1304
CVE-2009-1305
 
 


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