Public Date:
576698: CVE-2010-0167 firefox/thunderbird/seamonkey: crashes with evidence of memory corruption (MFSA 2010-11)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The browser engine in Mozilla Firefox 3.0.x before 3.0.18, 3.5.x before 3.5.8, and 3.6.x before 3.6.2&#59; Thunderbird before 3.0.2&#59; and SeaMonkey before 2.0.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to (1) layout/generic/nsBlockFrame.cpp and (2) the _evaluate function in modules/plugin/base/src/nsNPAPIPlugin.cpp.

Find out more about CVE-2010-0167 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 version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0112 2010-02-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0112 2010-02-17

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner Fixed