CVE-2009-1044

high

Description

Mozilla Firefox 3.0.7 on Windows 7 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors related to the _moveToEdgeShift XUL tree method, which triggers garbage collection on objects that are still in use, as demonstrated by Nils during a PWN2OWN competition at CanSecWest 2009.

References

http://blogs.zdnet.com/security/?p=2934

http://blogs.zdnet.com/security/?p=2941

http://cansecwest.com/index.html

http://dvlabs.tippingpoint.com/blog/2009/02/25/pwn2own-2009

http://dvlabs.tippingpoint.com/blog/2009/03/18/pwn2own-2009-day-1---safari-internet-explorer-and-firefox-taken-down-by-four-zero-day-exploits

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-04/msg00008.html

http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-10199652-83.html

http://osvdb.org/52896

http://secunia.com/advisories/34471

http://secunia.com/advisories/34505

http://secunia.com/advisories/34510

http://secunia.com/advisories/34511

http://secunia.com/advisories/34521

http://secunia.com/advisories/34527

http://secunia.com/advisories/34549

http://secunia.com/advisories/34550

http://secunia.com/advisories/34792

http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-113.htm

http://twitter.com/tippingpoint1/status/1351635812

http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1756

http://www.h-online.com/security/Pwn2Own-2009-Safari-IE-8-and-Firefox-exploited--/news/112889

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:084

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-13.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0397.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0398.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/502303/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34181

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021878

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-745-1

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0864

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-015

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=484320

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11368

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-March/msg01023.html

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-March/msg01040.html

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-March/msg01077.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-03-23

Updated: 2018-10-10

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH