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577029: CVE-2010-1121 firefox: arbitrary code execution via memory corruption

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 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 5 RHSA-2010:0501 2010-06-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0500 2010-06-22

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 totem 2.16.7-7.el5 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 gnome-python2-extras 2.14.2-7.el5 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 esc 1.1.0-12.el5 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 devhelp 0.12-21.el5 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 yelp 2.16.0-26.el5 Fixed

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