Bug 492212 - (CVE-2009-1044) CVE-2009-1044 Firefox XUL garbage collection issue (cansecwest pwn2own)
CVE-2009-1044 Firefox XUL garbage collection issue (cansecwest pwn2own)
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
public=20090327,impact=critical,repor...
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Depends On: 492213 492214 492215 492216 492217
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Reported: 2009-03-25 18:15 EDT by Mark J. Cox (Product Security)
Modified: 2015-08-22 12:32 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2015-08-22 12:32:14 EDT
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Mozilla Foundation 484320 None None None Never

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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.

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