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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-1232

Mozilla Firefox 3.0.8 and earlier 3.0.x versions allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via an XML document composed of a long series of start-tags with no corresponding end-tags. NOTE: it was later reported that 3.0.10 and earlier are also affected.
Publish Date : 2009-04-02 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 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 ServiceMemory corruption

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

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-1232

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Beta5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Alpha 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
10 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 12

- References For CVE-2009-1232
BID 34522 Mozilla Firefox XUL Parser Start Tags Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2009-04-15
XF firefox-xml-dos(49521)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-1232

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