CVE-2010-0175

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2010-03-30
Bugzilla:
578149: CVE-2010-0175 Mozilla remote code execution with use-after-free in nsTreeSelection

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Use-after-free vulnerability in the nsTreeSelection implementation in Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.19 and 3.5.x before 3.5.9, Thunderbird before 3.0.4, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.4 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via unspecified vectors that trigger a call to the handler for the select event for XUL tree items.

Find out more about CVE-2010-0175 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 Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0545 2010-07-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0332 2010-03-30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0333 2010-03-30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0544 2010-07-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0545 2010-07-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0333 2010-03-30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0332 2010-03-30

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 firefox Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner 1.9.0.19-1.el5_5 Fixed