Vulnerability CVE-2008-4324


Published: 2008-09-29   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
The user interface event dispatcher in Mozilla Firefox 3.0.3 on Windows XP SP2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a series of keypress, click, onkeydown, onkeyup, onmousedown, and onmouseup events. NOTE: it was later reported that Firefox 3.0.2 on Mac OS X 10.5 is also affected.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
Mozilla Firefox 3.0.3 User Interface Null Pointer Dereference Crash
01.10.2008

Type:

CWE-399

(Resource Management Errors)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
Mozilla -> Firefox 

 References:
http://evilfingers.com/advisory/Firefox_User_Interface_Null_Pointer_Dereference_Dispatcher_Crash_n_Remote_DoS.php
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4321
http://www.secniche.org/moz303.html
http://www.secniche.org/moz303/index.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/496807/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/496846/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31476
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/6614

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