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ZDI-10-130: Mozilla Firefox NodeIterator Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Jul 21 2010 12:21AM
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ZDI-10-130: Mozilla Firefox NodeIterator Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-10-130
July 20, 2010

-- CVE ID:
CVE-2010-1209

-- CVSS:
10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

-- Affected Vendors:
Mozilla Firefox

-- Affected Products:
Mozilla Firefox 3.6.x

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-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of Mozilla Firefox. User interaction is
required to exploit this vulnerability in that the victim must visit a
malicious page or open a malicious file.

The specific flaw exists within the application's implementation of the
NodeIterator interface for traversal of the Document Object Model. Due
to the implementation requiring a javascript callback, an attacker can
utilize the callback in order to manipulate the contents of the page. By
doing so in an unexpected manner, an attacker can cause the process to
corrupt memory. Successful exploitation will lead to code execution
under the context of the application.

-- Vendor Response:
Mozilla Firefox has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More
details can be found at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-36.html

-- Disclosure Timeline:
2010-03-12 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2010-07-20 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit:
This vulnerability was discovered by:
* regenrecht

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