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Research > Zero-Day Tracker > 20111114

Firefox 8.0 Null Pointer Dereference Vulnerability

Date Disclosed:

Date Patched:


Affected Software:
Mozilla Firefox 9.0, 8.0, and Firefox 7.1 on Linux

Mozilla Firefox 9.0 and prior contain a null pointer dereference vulnerability.


Code Execution:

Client-Side Denial of Service
This client-side vulnerability could allow an attacker to crash the affected application remotely with a specially crafted webpage.

No mitigation has been provided.



11.14.2011 - Public Information Released
1.31.2012 - Firefox 10 is released and contains a fix for this vulnerability

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