Bug 599117 (CVE-2010-2117) - CVE-2010-2117 Firefox: DoS (resource consumption) via JavaScript source with loop of invalid (1) news:// or (2) nntp:// URIs
Summary: CVE-2010-2117 Firefox: DoS (resource consumption) via JavaScript source with ...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2010-2117
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
unspecified
unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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URL: http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/...
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2010-06-02 17:30 UTC by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2021-02-24 23:02 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2010-06-28 18:05:31 UTC
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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2010-06-02 17:30:51 UTC
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2010-2117 to
the following vulnerability:

Mozilla Firefox 3.0.19, 3.5.x, and 3.6.x allows remote attackers to
cause a denial of service (resource consumption) via JavaScript code
containing an infinite loop that creates IFRAME elements for invalid
(1) news:// or (2) nntp:// URIs.

References:
  [1] http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/511509/100/0/threaded
  [2] http://websecurity.com.ua/4238/

Comment 2 Vincent Danen 2010-06-28 18:04:32 UTC
Statement:

The Red Hat Security Response Team does not consider a user assisted denial of service (and potential crash) of end user application, such a Firefox, to be a security issue.


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