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CVE-2010-0163

Impact: Important
Public: 2010-03-16
Bugzilla: 576391: CVE-2010-0163 seamonkey/thunderbird: crash when indexing certain messages with attachments

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla Thunderbird before 2.0.0.24 and SeaMonkey before 1.1.19 process e-mail attachments with a parser that performs casts and line termination incorrectly, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted message, related to message indexing.

Find out more about CVE-2010-0163 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 6.8
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
RHEL Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0153 March 17, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0153 March 17, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0499 June 22, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0499 June 22, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0154 March 17, 2010

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