Firefox 3.0.9 Memory Corruption

High Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 800744

Synopsis

The remote host contains a web browser that is affected by a memory corruption vulnerability.

Description

The installed version of Firefox is 3.0.9. This version is potentially affected by a memory corruption vulnerability. Specifically :

- An error in function '@nsTextFrame: : ClearTextRun()' could corrupt the memory. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow arbitrary code execution on the remote system. (MFSA 2009-23)

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 3.0.10 or later.

See Also

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-23.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 800744

File Name: 800744.prm

Family: Web Clients

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1313

BID: 34743