Upstream information

CVE-2009-3978 at MITRE


The nsGIFDecoder2::GifWrite function in decoders/gif/nsGIFDecoder2.cpp in libpr0n in Mozilla Firefox before 3.5.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via an animated GIF file with a large image size, a different vulnerability than CVE-2009-3373.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 553172 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 557686 [RESOLVED / DUPLICATE]

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SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Tue Jul 9 17:16:37 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:50 2022