Intrusion Prevention

Firefox.Null.Pointer.Dereference

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Denial of Service vulnerability in Firefox.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a malicious object's method. It allows a remote attacker to cause a condition of DoS and crash the program via sending a crafted web page.

Affected Products

Firefox prior to 8.0

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Currently we are not aware of any vendor supplied patch for this issue.