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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-1837

Race condition in the NPObjWrapper_NewResolve function in modules/plugin/base/src/nsJSNPRuntime.cpp in xul.dll in Mozilla Firefox 3 before 3.0.11 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a page transition during Java applet loading, related to a use-after-free vulnerability for memory associated with a destroyed Java object.
Publish Date : 2009-06-12 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 362

- 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 2009-05-30 2009-06-11
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-1837 unix
DSA-1820 xulrunner -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7872 unix
DSA-1820-1 xulrunner -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13425 unix
ELSA-2009:1095: firefox security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22817 unix
Race condition in the NPObjWrapper_NewResolve function in modules/plugin/base/src/nsJSNPRuntime.cpp in xul.dll in Mozill... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10628 unix
RHSA-2009:1095 -- firefox security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29396 unix
RHSA-2009:1095: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091095 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-2009-1837

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Beta5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0 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
13 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 14

- References For CVE-2009-1837
BUGTRAQ 20090612 Secunia Research: Mozilla Firefox Java Applet Loading Vulnerability
BID 35326 RETIRED: Mozilla Firefox/Thunderbird/SeaMonkey MFSA 2009-24 through 32 Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-07-07
BID 35360 Mozilla Firefox 'NPObject' Access Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-08-27
SLACKWARE SSA:2009-167-01
SECTRACK 1022386

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-1837

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