Intrusion Prevention

Mozilla.Firefox.Balloc.Array.Indexing.Error.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a memory-corruption vulnerability in Mozilla Firefox.
This issue is caused by an error in the vulnerable software when handling overly long floating point numbers. It may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by sending a crafted web page.

Affected Products

Mozilla Firefox 3.0.x (before 3.0.15) and 3.5.x (before 3.5.4)

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version, available from the vendor's web site:
http://www.mozilla.com

CVE References

CVE-2009-0689