Mozilla Firefox vulnerable to denial-of-service (DoS)


Mozilla Firefox contains a denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability.

Mozilla Firefox contains an issue in the validation of certificates, leading to a denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 2.6 (Low) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: High
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: None
  • Availability Impact: Partial
Affected Products

mozilla.org contributors
  • Mozilla Firefox prior to 3.6


When accessing a HTTPS site with a specially crafted Certificate Authority (CA) certificate imported, a denial-of-service (DoS) may occur.

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Vendor Information

mozilla.org contributors
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. No Mapping(CWE-DesignError) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2011-2669

  1. JVN : JVN#70984231
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2011-2669
Revision History

  • [2011/07/28]
      Web page published