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Mozilla Firefox 'keygen' HTML Tag Denial of Service Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5928

Mozilla Firefox 3.0.10 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop application hang and memory consumption) via a KEYGEN element in conjunction with (1) a META element specifying automatic page refresh or (2) a JavaScript onLoad event handler for a BODY element. NOTE: it was later reported that earlier versions are also affected.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-1828
Product(s):
  • Mozilla Firefox