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590830: CVE-2010-1196 Mozilla Heap buffer overflow in nsGenericDOMDataNode::SetTextInternal

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in the nsGenericDOMDataNode::SetTextInternal function in Mozilla Firefox 3.5.x before 3.5.10 and 3.6.x before 3.6.4, Thunderbird before 3.0.5, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.5 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a DOM node with a long text value that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Find out more about CVE-2010-1196 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 (firefox) 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 6 firefox Affected

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