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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-1044

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.
Publish Date : 2009-03-23 Last Update Date : 2018-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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) Execute Code
CWE ID 399

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat critical
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2009-03-25 2009-03-27
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-1044 unix
DSA-1756 xulrunner -- multiple vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7898 unix
DSA-1756-1 xulrunner -- multiple oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13356 unix
ELSA-2009:0397: firefox security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22766 unix
Mozilla Firefox 3.0.7 on Windows 7 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors related to the ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11368 unix
RHSA-2009:0397 -- firefox security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29178 unix
RHSA-2009:0397: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20090397 unix
RHSA-2009:0398: seamonkey security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20090398 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2009-1044

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 1

- References For CVE-2009-1044
BID 34181 Mozilla Firefox '_moveToEdgeShift' Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-04-20
SECTRACK 1021878
VUPEN ADV-2009-0864
BUGTRAQ 20090330 ZDI-09-015: Mozilla Firefox XUL _moveToEdgeShift() Memory Corruption Vulnerability
REDHAT RHSA-2009:0398
SUSE SUSE-SA:2009:022

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-1044

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