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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Firefox feedWriter Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022873
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1022873
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-3079   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 10 2009
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 3.0 prior to 3.0.14, 3.5 prior to 3.5.3
Description:   A vulnerability was 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 JavaScript that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary scripting code on the target system. The code will run with Chrome privileges.

moz_bug_r_a4 reported this vulnerability.

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 (3.0.14, 3.5.3).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-51.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-51.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Sep 10 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Mozilla Firefox feedWriter Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Wed, 9 Sep 2009 20:28:41 -0400
Subject:  http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-51.html


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