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CVE-2010-0163

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

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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0499 2010-06-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0153 2010-03-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0153 2010-03-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0499 2010-06-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0154 2010-03-17

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