Bug 512142 (CVE-2009-2469) - CVE-2009-2469 Mozilla remote code execution using watch and __defineSetter__ on SVG element
Summary: CVE-2009-2469 Mozilla remote code execution using watch and __defineSetter__ ...
Alias: CVE-2009-2469
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
URL: http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/det...
Whiteboard: impact=critical,source=mozilla,report...
Keywords: Security
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2009-07-16 14:21 UTC by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2019-06-08 12:47 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2013-04-12 16:24:20 UTC

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External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2009:1162 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: firefox security update 2009-07-22 01:26:00 UTC

Description Josh Bressers 2009-07-16 14:21:31 UTC
Security researcher PenPal reported a crash involving a SVG element on
which a watch function and __defineSetter__ function have been set for a
particular property. The crash showed evidence of memory corruption and
could potentially be used by an attacker to run arbitrary code on a
victim's computer.

Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2009-07-22 01:26:16 UTC
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 18:54:40 UTC
MITRE's CVE-2009-2469 entry:

Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.12 does not properly handle an SVG element
that has a property with a watch function and an __defineSetter__
function, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute
arbitrary code via a crafted document, related to a certain pointer


Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2009-07-23 19:13:35 UTC
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-, 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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