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Heap-based buffer overflow in a regular-expression parser in Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS) before 3.12.3 as used in Firefox Thunderbird SeaMonkey Evolution Pidgin and AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) allows remote SSL servers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a long domain name in the subject's Common Name (CN) field of an X.509 certificate related to the cert_TestHostName function.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11174

Heap-based buffer overflow in a regular-expression parser in Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS) before 3.12.3 as used in Firefox Thunderbird SeaMonkey Evolution Pidgin and AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) allows remote SSL servers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a long domain name in the subject's Common Name (CN) field of an X.509 certificate related to the cert_TestHostName function.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-2404
Product(s):