CVE-2009-3979

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Description

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the browser engine in Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.16 and 3.5.x before 3.5.6, SeaMonkey before 2.0.1, and Thunderbird allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors.

References

http://secunia.com/advisories/37699

http://secunia.com/advisories/37703

http://secunia.com/advisories/37704

http://secunia.com/advisories/37785

http://secunia.com/advisories/37813

http://secunia.com/advisories/37856

http://secunia.com/advisories/37881

http://securitytracker.com/id?1023333

http://securitytracker.com/id?1023334

http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1956

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-65.html

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2009_63_firefox.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0153.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0154.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37349

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37361

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-873-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-874-1

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3547

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0650

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=293347

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=457514

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=479931

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=494617

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=506267

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=515811

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=516237

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=522374

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=546694

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/54799

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10956

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8487

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1673.html

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1674.html

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-December/msg00995.html

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-December/msg01034.html

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-December/msg01041.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-12-17

Updated: 2017-09-19

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

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9:rc:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0:preview_release:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:beta_1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0_8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0:alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0:beta5:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 3.0.15 (inclusive)

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.99:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1:alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.5.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.5.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.5.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:alpha_1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:alpha_2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:alpha_3:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:beta_1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:beta_2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:*:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 2.0 (inclusive)

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0a1:*:pre:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:2.0a1pre:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (46 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
68015Oracle Linux 4 : thunderbird (ELSA-2010-0154)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
critical
67975Oracle Linux 4 / 5 : firefox (ELSA-2009-1674)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
67974Oracle Linux 3 / 4 : seamonkey (ELSA-2009-1673)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
63923RHEL 5 : thunderbird (RHSA-2010:0153)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
63402GLSA-201301-01 : Mozilla Products: Multiple vulnerabilities (BEAST)NessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical
60750Scientific Linux Security Update : thunderbird on SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
critical
60709Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
60707Scientific Linux Security Update : seamonkey on SL3.x, SL4.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
49898SuSE 10 Security Update : XULRunner (ZYPP Patch Number 6734)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
49889SuSE 10 Security Update : Mozilla Firefox (ZYPP Patch Number 6735)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
48162Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : firefox (MDVSA-2009:338)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
high
46271RHEL 4 : thunderbird (RHSA-2010:0154)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
45521Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mozilla-thunderbird (MDVSA-2010:071)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
critical
45361CentOS 5 : thunderbird (CESA-2010:0153)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
critical
45093CentOS 4 : thunderbird (CESA-2010:0154)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
critical
45034SuSE 11.2 Security Update: MozillaThunderbird (2010-03-05)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
5354Mozilla Thunderbird < 3.0.1 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorSMTP Clients
medium
44821Debian DSA-1956-1 : xulrunner - several vulnerabilitiesNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
44111Mozilla Thunderbird < 3.0.1 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
high
43824Ubuntu 9.10 : firefox-3.5, xulrunner-1.9.1 regression (USN-878-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
43823Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 : firefox-3.0, xulrunner-1.9 regression (USN-877-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
43619openSUSE Security Update : seamonkey (seamonkey-1738)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
43399SuSE 10 Security Update : XULRunner (ZYPP Patch Number 6736)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
43397SuSE 10 Security Update : Mozilla Firefox (ZYPP Patch Number 6733)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
43396openSUSE Security Update : MozillaFirefox (MozillaFirefox-1727)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
43395openSUSE Security Update : MozillaFirefox (MozillaFirefox-1727)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
43394Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : firefox (MDVSA-2009:339)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
high
43388SuSE 11 Security Update : XULRunner (SAT Patch Number 1716)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
43386SuSE 11 Security Update : Mozilla Firefox (SAT Patch Number 1709)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
43383openSUSE Security Update : MozillaFirefox (MozillaFirefox-1708)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
43367Ubuntu 9.10 : firefox-3.5, xulrunner-1.9.1 vulnerabilities (USN-874-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
43366Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 : firefox-3.0, xulrunner-1.9 vulnerabilities (USN-873-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
43356CentOS 4 / 5 : firefox (CESA-2009:1674)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
43355CentOS 4 : seamonkey (CESA-2009:1673)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
43339Fedora 12 : Miro-2.5.2-7.fc12 / blam-1.8.5-21.fc12 / firefox-3.5.6-1.fc12 / galeon-2.0.7-19.fc12 / etc (2009-13366)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
43336Fedora 12 : seamonkey-2.0.1-1.fc12 (2009-13362)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
43334Fedora 11 : Miro-2.5.2-7.fc11 / blam-1.8.5-17.fc11 / chmsee-1.0.1-14.fc11 / epiphany-2.26.3-7.fc11 / etc (2009-13333)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
43176FreeBSD : mozilla -- multiple vulnerabilities (01c57d20-ea26-11de-bd39-00248c9b4be7)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
high
801360Mozilla SeaMonkey < 2.0.1 Multiple VulnerabilitiesLog Correlation EngineWeb Clients
high
5265SeaMonkey < 2.0.1 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorWeb Clients
medium
5264Mozilla Firefox < 3.0.16 / 3.5.6 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorWeb Clients
medium
43175SeaMonkey < 2.0.1 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
high
43174Firefox 3.5 < 3.5.6 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
high
43173Firefox < 3.0.16 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
high
43171RHEL 4 / 5 : firefox (RHSA-2009:1674)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
43170RHEL 3 / 4 : seamonkey (RHSA-2009:1673)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high