Bug 492212 (CVE-2009-1044)

Summary: CVE-2009-1044 Firefox XUL garbage collection issue (cansecwest pwn2own)
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Mark J. Cox (Product Security) <mjc>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
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Priority: low    
Version: unspecifiedCC: bressers, kreilly, security-response-team
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Whiteboard: public=20090327,impact=critical,reported=20090325,source=mozilla,cvss2=6.8/AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
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Bug Depends On: 492213, 492214, 492215, 492216, 492217    
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Comment 3 Josh Bressers 2009-03-26 19:50:57 EDT
During the 2009 CanSecWest PWN2OWN competition, Nils demonstrated an attack involving XUL <tree> _moveToEdgeShift and garbage-collection in order to execute arbitrary code as the user running Firefox.
Comment 5 Josh Bressers 2009-03-27 19:04:24 EDT
This is now public:
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-13.html
Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2009-03-27 19:23:19 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4

Via RHSA-2009:0398 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0398.html
Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2009-03-27 19:35:11 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2009:0397 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0397.html
Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2009-03-30 13:23:31 EDT
seamonkey-1.1.15-3.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2009-03-31 16:29:33 EDT
seamonkey-1.1.15-3.fc10 has been pushed to the Fedora 10 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 10 Fedora Update System 2009-03-31 16:38:01 EDT
seamonkey-1.1.15-3.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.