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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-3979

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.
Publish Date : 2009-12-17 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeMemory corruption
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat critical
6.8
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2009-12-11 2009-12-15
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-3979 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20093979 unix
DSA-1956 xulrunner -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7038 unix
DSA-1956-1 xulrunner -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13666 unix
ELSA-2009:1674: firefox security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22838 unix
ELSA-2010:0153: thunderbird security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22112 unix
Mozilla Firefox and SeaMonkey Multiple Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8487 windows
Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the browser engine in Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.16 and 3.5.x before 3.5.6, SeaM... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10956 unix
RHSA-2009:1673: seamonkey security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091673 unix
RHSA-2009:1674: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091674 unix
RHSA-2010:0153: thunderbird security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100153 unix
RHSA-2010:0153: thunderbird security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21486 unix
RHSA-2010:0154: thunderbird security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100154 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-3979

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.9 RC Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.9.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.10.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0 Preview Release Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0 Beta 1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0 8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
72 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
73 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
74 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
75 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
76 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
77 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
78 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
79 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
80 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0 .1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
81 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0 .4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
82 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0 .5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
83 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0 .6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
84 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0 .7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
85 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0 .9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
86 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0 .10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
87 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Beta5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
88 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
89 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
90 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
91 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
92 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
93 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
94 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
95 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
96 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
97 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
98 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
99 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
100 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
101 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
102 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
103 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
104 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
105 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
106 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
107 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
108 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
109 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
110 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
111 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
112 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
113 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
114 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
115 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
116 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
117 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
118 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
119 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
120 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
121 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
122 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
123 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.0.99 Version Details Vulnerabilities
124 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
125 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
126 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
127 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
128 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
129 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
130 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
131 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
132 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
133 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
134 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
135 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
136 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
137 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
138 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
139 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
140 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
141 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
142 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
143 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
144 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.5.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
145 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.5.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
146 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.5.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
147 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 2.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
148 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 2.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
149 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 2.0 Beta 2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
150 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 2.0 Alpha 2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
151 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 2.0 Beta 1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
152 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 2.0 Alpha 1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
153 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 2.0 Alpha 3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
154 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 2.0a1 PRE Version Details Vulnerabilities
155 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
156 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 2.0a1pre Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 110
Mozilla Seamonkey 46

- References For CVE-2009-3979

http://secunia.com/advisories/37785
SECUNIA 37785
http://secunia.com/advisories/37704
SECUNIA 37704
http://secunia.com/advisories/37813
SECUNIA 37813
http://secunia.com/advisories/37881
SECUNIA 37881
http://secunia.com/advisories/37856
SECUNIA 37856
http://securitytracker.com/id?1023334
SECTRACK 1023334
http://securitytracker.com/id?1023333
SECTRACK 1023333
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1956
DEBIAN DSA-1956
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2009_63_firefox.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2009:063
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37349
BID 37349 RETIRED: Mozilla Firefox and SeaMonkey MFSA 2009-65 through -71 Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-12-22
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0154.html
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0154
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0153.html
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0153
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-873-1
UBUNTU USN-873-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37361
BID 37361 Mozilla Firefox CVE-2009-3979 Multiple Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities Release Date:2010-03-17
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-874-1
UBUNTU USN-874-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3547
VUPEN ADV-2009-3547
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/54799
XF mozilla-seamonkey-browser-code-exec(54799)
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0650
VUPEN ADV-2010-0650
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=293347 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=457514 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=479931 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=494617 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=506267 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=515811 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=516237 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=522374 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=546694 CONFIRM
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1673.html
REDHAT RHSA-2009:1673
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-December/msg00995.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2009-13333
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1674.html
REDHAT RHSA-2009:1674
http://secunia.com/advisories/37703
SECUNIA 37703
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-December/msg01034.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2009-13362
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-December/msg01041.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2009-13366
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-65.html CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/37699
SECUNIA 37699

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-3979

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