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VMware Network Security Services (NSS) heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8658

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):
  • VMWare ESX Server 4.0
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-2404
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