CVE Database

CVE-2010-0182

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2010-03-30
Bugzilla: 586580: CVE-2010-0182 mozilla: XMLDocument::load() doesn't check nsIContentPolicy (MFSA 2010-24)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The XMLDocument::load function in Mozilla Firefox before 3.5.9 and 3.6.x before 3.6.2, Thunderbird before 3.0.4, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.4 does not perform the expected nsIContentPolicy checks during loading of content by XML documents, which allows attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via crafted content.

Find out more about CVE-2010-0182 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0500 June 22, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0501 June 22, 2010

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