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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Firefox JavaScript and Layout Engine Memory Corruption Bugs May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1021795
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1021795
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-0771, CVE-2009-0772, CVE-2009-0773, CVE-2009-0774   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Mar 5 2009
Original Entry Date:  Mar 5 2009
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 3.0.7
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 layout engine is affected [CVE-2009-0771, CVE-2009-0772, CVE-2009-0774].

The JavaScript engine is affected [CVE-2009-0773].

Mozilla SeaMonkey is also affected.

Martijn Wargers, Jesse Ruderman, Josh Soref, Gary Kwong, and Timothee Groleau 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 (3.0.7).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-07.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-07.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.
Mar 5 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Mozilla Firefox JavaScript and Layout Engine Memory Corruption Bugs May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
Mar 5 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix for Mozilla SeaMonkey) Mozilla Firefox JavaScript and Layout Engine Memory Corruption Bugs May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has released a fix for Mozilla SeaMonkey for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, and 4.
Mar 20 2009 (Mozilla Issues Fix for Thunderbird) Mozilla Firefox JavaScript and Layout Engine Memory Corruption Bugs May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Mozilla has issued a fix for Thunderbird.
Mar 24 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix for Thunderbird) Mozilla Firefox JavaScript and Layout Engine Memory Corruption Bugs May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has released a fix for Thunderbird for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.



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