CVE-ID

CVE-2009-3987

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
The GeckoActiveXObject function in Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.16 and 3.5.x before 3.5.6, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.1, generates different exception messages depending on whether the referenced COM object is listed in the registry, which allows remote attackers to obtain potentially sensitive information about installed software by making multiple calls that specify the ProgID values of different COM objects.
References
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Date Entry Created
20091119 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Assigned (20091119)
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Comments (Legacy)
Proposed (Legacy)
N/A
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