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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-0071 (2 public exploits)

Mozilla Firefox 3.0.5 and earlier 3.0.x versions, when designMode is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a certain (a) replaceChild or (b) removeChild call, followed by a (1) queryCommandValue, (2) queryCommandState, or (3) queryCommandIndeterm call. NOTE: it was later reported that 3.0.6 and 3.0.7 are also affected.
Publish Date : 2009-01-08 Last Update Date : 2009-03-25
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.6
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat does not consider a crash of a client application such as Firefox to be a security issue.
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-0071

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Beta5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 9

- References For CVE-2009-0071

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2009-01/0220.html
FULLDISC 20090107 Firefox 3.0.5 remote vulnerability via queryCommandState
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2009-01/0223.html
FULLDISC 20090107 Re: Firefox 3.0.5 remote vulnerability via queryCommandState
Exploit! http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/8091
MILW0RM 8091
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2009-01/0224.html
FULLDISC 20090107 Re: Firefox 3.0.5 remote vulnerability via queryCommandState
Exploit! http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/8219
MILW0RM 8219
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33154
BID 33154 Mozilla Firefox 'designMode' Null Pointer Dereference Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2009-04-06
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=448329 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=456727 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=472507 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-0071

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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