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CVE-2010-1121

Impact: Critical
Public: 2010-06-22
Bugzilla: 577029: CVE-2010-1121 firefox: arbitrary code execution via memory corruption

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla Firefox 3.6.x before 3.6.3 does not properly manage the scopes of DOM nodes that are moved from one document to another, which allows remote attackers to conduct use-after-free attacks and execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors involving improper interaction with garbage collection, as demonstrated by Nils during a Pwn2Own competition at CanSecWest 2010.

Find out more about CVE-2010-1121 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
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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