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Vulnerability in js_InitRandom function in the JavaScript implementation in Mozilla Firefox

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7598

The js_InitRandom function in the JavaScript implementation in Mozilla Firefox 3.5.10 through 3.5.11 3.6.4 through 3.6.8 and 4.0 Beta1 uses a context pointer in conjunction with its successor pointer for seeding of a random number generator which makes it easier for remote attackers to guess the seed value via a brute-force attack a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-3171.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-3399
Product(s):
  • Mozilla Firefox