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Vulnerability Score 2.6 2.6
CVE Id CVE-2005-2414
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:51:41
Published 03 Aug 2005 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity HIGH
Authentication NONE



Race condition in the xpcom library, as used by web browsers such as Firefox, Mozilla, Netscape, and Galeon, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a large HTML file that loads a DOM call from within nested DIV tags, which causes part of the currently rendering page and referenced objects to be deleted.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Xpcom


XF - mozilla-xpcom-race-condition(21472)


SECTRACK - 1014550

SECTRACK - 1014548

BUGTRAQ - 20050721 Mozilla XPCOM Library Race Condition

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:40:30