Upstream information

CVE-2009-5017 at MITRE


Mozilla Firefox before 3.6 Beta 3 does not properly handle overlong UTF-8 encoding, which makes it easier for remote attackers to bypass cross-site scripting (XSS) protection mechanisms via a crafted string, a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-1210.

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:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 654858 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Tue Jul 9 17:39:49 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:51 2022