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Mozilla Firefox Memory Consumption DoS Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8292

The nsObserverList::FillObserverArray function in xpcom/ds/nsObserverList.cpp in Mozilla Firefox before 3.5.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted web site that triggers memory consumption and an accompanying Low Memory alert dialog and also triggers attempted removal of an observer from an empty observers array.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-0220
Product(s):
  • Mozilla Firefox