Bug 546694 (CVE-2009-3979)

Summary: CVE-2009-3979 Mozilla crash with evidence of memory corruption
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Josh Bressers <bressers>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Priority: medium    
Version: unspecifiedCC: mjc, security-response-team, vdanen
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Whiteboard: impact=critical,source=mozilla,reported=20091211,public=20091215,cvss2=6.8/AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
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Description Josh Bressers 2009-12-11 12:57:51 EST
Mozilla developers and community members identified and fixed several stability bugs in the browser engine used in Firefox and other Mozilla-based products. Some of these crashes showed evidence of memory corruption under certain circumstances and we presume that with enough effort at least some of these could be exploited to run arbitrary code.

Jesse Ruderman, Josh Soref, Martijn Wargers, Jose Angel, and Olli Pettay reported crashes in the browser engine which affected both Firefox 3 and Firefox 3.5.
Comment 1 errata-xmlrpc 2009-12-15 23:37:37 EST
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4

Via RHSA-2009:1673 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1673.html
Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2009-12-16 00:03:59 EST
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2009:1674 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1674.html
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2009-12-17 23:31:28 EST
firefox-3.5.6-1.fc11, epiphany-extensions-2.26.1-9.fc11, yelp-2.26.0-10.fc11, ruby-gnome2-0.19.3-5.fc11, perl-Gtk2-MozEmbed-0.08-6.fc11.8, mozvoikko-0.9.7-0.10.rc1.fc11, monodevelop-2.0-8.fc11, Miro-2.5.2-7.fc11, kazehakase-0.5.8-4.fc11, google-gadgets-0.11.1-4.fc11, hulahop-0.4.9-11.fc11, gnome-web-photo-0.7-9.fc11, galeon-2.0.7-19.fc11, gnome-python2-extras-2.25.3-10.fc11, evolution-rss-0.1.4-9.fc11, blam-1.8.5-17.fc11, pcmanx-gtk2-0.3.8-11.fc11, epiphany-2.26.3-7.fc11, chmsee-1.0.1-14.fc11, xulrunner-1.9.1.6-1.fc11 has been pushed to the Fedora 11 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2009-12-17 23:36:05 EST
seamonkey-2.0.1-1.fc12 has been pushed to the Fedora 12 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2009-12-17 23:37:17 EST
gnome-python2-extras-2.25.3-14.fc12, mozvoikko-1.0-7.fc12, gnome-web-photo-0.9-4.fc12, galeon-2.0.7-19.fc12, Miro-2.5.2-7.fc12, firefox-3.5.6-1.fc12, perl-Gtk2-MozEmbed-0.08-6.fc12.10, blam-1.8.5-21.fc12, xulrunner-1.9.1.6-1.fc12 has been pushed to the Fedora 12 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2010-03-17 08:39:11 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2010:0153 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0153.html
Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2010-03-17 09:25:33 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4

Via RHSA-2010:0154 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0154.html