Bug 512133 - (CVE-2009-2464) CVE-2009-2464 Mozilla crash with multiple RDFs in XUL tree
CVE-2009-2464 Mozilla crash with multiple RDFs in XUL tree
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
http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/det...
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Reported: 2009-07-16 10:10 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2013-04-12 13:01 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-04-12 13:01:03 EDT
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Description Josh Bressers 2009-07-16 10:10:04 EDT
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.

Christophe Charron reported a crash occuring when multiple RDF files were
loaded in a XUL tree element.
Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2009-07-21 21:26:08 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4

Via RHSA-2009:1162 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1162.html
Comment 3 Jan Lieskovsky 2009-07-22 14:44:59 EDT
MITRE's CVE-2009-2464 entry:

The nsXULTemplateQueryProcessorRDF::CheckIsSeparator function in
Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.12, SeaMonkey 2.0a1pre, and Thunderbird
allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory
corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code
via vectors related to loading multiple RDF files in a XUL tree
element.

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http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-34.html
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=441785
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35758
http://secunia.com/advisories/35914
http://secunia.com/advisories/35943
http://secunia.com/advisories/35944
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1972
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2009-07-23 15:13:10 EDT
devhelp-0.22-10.fc10, blam-1.8.5-12.fc10, gecko-sharp2-0.13-10.fc10, galeon-2.0.7-12.fc10, gnome-python2-extras-2.19.1-32.fc10, evolution-rss-0.1.2-8.fc10, gnome-web-photo-0.3-20.fc10, mozvoikko-0.9.5-12.fc10, google-gadgets-0.10.5-8.fc10, kazehakase-0.5.6-4.fc10.4, mugshot-1.2.2-11.fc10, yelp-2.24.0-11.fc10, ruby-gnome2-0.19.0-3.fc10.1, Miro-2.0.5-2.fc10, epiphany-2.24.3-8.fc10, pcmanx-gtk2-0.3.8-11.fc10, xulrunner-1.9.0.12-1.fc10, firefox-3.0.12-1.fc10 has been pushed to the Fedora 10 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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