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CVE-2010-0177

Impact: Critical
Public: 2010-03-30
Bugzilla: 578152: CVE-2010-0177 Mozilla Dangling pointer vulnerability in nsPluginArray

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.19, 3.5.x before 3.5.9, and 3.6.x before 3.6.2, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.4, frees the contents of the window.navigator.plugins array while a reference to an array element is still active, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via unspecified vectors, related to a "dangling pointer vulnerability."

Find out more about CVE-2010-0177 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-2010:0545 July 21, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0545 July 21, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0333 March 30, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0332 March 30, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0333 March 30, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0544 July 21, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0332 March 30, 2010

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