CVE-2009-3979

NameCVE-2009-3979
DescriptionMultiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the browser engine in Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.16 and 3.5.x before 3.5.6, SeaMonkey before 2.0.1, and Thunderbird allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1956-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
iceweasel (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy38.8.0esr-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie (security), jessie38.8.0esr-1~deb8u1fixed
xulrunner (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy24.8.1esr-2~deb7u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
iceweaselsource(unstable)3.5.11-2high
iceweaselsourcelenny(not affected)
xulrunnersource(unstable)1.9.1.6-1high
xulrunnersourceetch(unfixed)end-of-life
xulrunnersourcelenny1.9.0.16-1highDSA-1956-1

Notes

[lenny] - iceweasel <not-affected> (Iceweasel in Lenny links against xulrunner)
[etch] - xulrunner <end-of-life> (Mozilla packages from oldstable no longer covered by security support)

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