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CVE-2010-0177

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

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 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 (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0545 2010-07-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0333 2010-03-30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0332 2010-03-30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0332 2010-03-30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0545 2010-07-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0544 2010-07-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0333 2010-03-30

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 firefox Affected