Bug 519075 (CVE-2009-2953) - CVE-2009-2953 firefox: CPU consumption via malicious javascript
Summary: CVE-2009-2953 firefox: CPU consumption via malicious javascript
Alias: CVE-2009-2953
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=moderate,source=cve,reported=2...
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2009-08-24 21:23 UTC by Vincent Danen
Modified: 2019-06-08 12:48 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2015-09-05 18:55:19 UTC

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Description Vincent Danen 2009-08-24 21:23:29 UTC
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2009-2953 to
the following vulnerability:

Name: CVE-2009-2953
URL: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2953
Assigned: 20090824
Reference: BUGTRAQ:20090821 DoS vulnerabilities in Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Chrome
Reference: URL: http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/506006/100/0/threaded
Reference: MISC: http://websecurity.com.ua/3424/

Mozilla Firefox 3.0.6 through 3.0.13, and 3.5.x, allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via
JavaScript code with a long string value for the hash property (aka
location.hash), a related issue to CVE-2008-5715.

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