CVE-2009-1838

NameCVE-2009-1838
DescriptionThe garbage-collection implementation in Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.11, Thunderbird before 2.0.0.22, and SeaMonkey before 1.1.17 sets an element's owner document to null in unspecified circumstances, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary JavaScript with chrome privileges via a crafted event handler, related to an incorrect context for this event handler.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1820-1, DSA-1830-1
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs535124

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
icedovesourcelenny2.0.0.22-0lenny1DSA-1830-1
icedovesourcesqueeze2.0.0.22-0lenny1
icedovesource(unstable)2.0.0.22-1535124
xulrunnersourceetch(unfixed)end-of-life
xulrunnersourcelenny1.9.0.11-0lenny1DSA-1820-1
xulrunnersource(unstable)1.9.0.11-1

Notes

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

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