CVE-2010-1988

NameCVE-2010-1988
DescriptionMozilla Firefox 3.6.3 on Windows XP SP3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via JavaScript code that performs certain string concatenation and substring operations, a different vulnerability than CVE-2009-1571.
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)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
iceapesource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant
xulrunnersource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

these poc's do lead to heavy resource consumption on xulrunner 1.9.1.9, but it does not crash (that may be a windows-specific symptom)

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