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Denial of service vulnerability in Mozilla Firefox 4.0 and earlier through Javascript P element

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12433

Mozilla Firefox 3.6.3 on Windows XP SP3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and application crash) via JavaScript code that creates multiple arrays containing elements with long string values and then appends long strings to the content of a P element related to the gfxWindowsFontGroup::MakeTextRun function in xul.dll a different vulnerability than CVE-2009-1571.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows XP
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-1986
Product(s):
  • Mozilla Firefox