CVE-2009-1044

NameCVE-2009-1044
DescriptionMozilla Firefox 3.0.7 on Windows 7 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors related to the _moveToEdgeShift XUL tree method, which triggers garbage collection on objects that are still in use, as demonstrated by Nils during a PWN2OWN competition at CanSecWest 2009.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1756-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote, user-initiated)
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot known to be vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
kompozer (PTS)squeeze1:0.8~b3.dfsg.1-0.1fixed
xulrunner (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)24.8.1esr-2~deb7u1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
kompozersource(unstable)1:0.8~alpha2+dfsg+svn129-3high
xulrunnersource(unstable)1.9.0.8-1high
xulrunnersourceetch(unfixed)end-of-life
xulrunnersourcelenny1.9.0.7-0lenny2highDSA-1756-1

Notes

[etch] - xulrunner <end-of-life> (Etch Packages no longer covered by security support)

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