Intrusion Prevention

Mozilla.Firefox.Browser.Engine.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a memory corruption vulnerability in Mozilla Firefox.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a specially crafted webpage. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Products

Mozilla Firefox 3.0.10 and prior

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.
Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to Mozilla Firefox version 3.0.11:
http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/

CVE References

CVE-2009-1392