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CVE-2010-1198

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2010-06-22
Bugzilla:
590828: CVE-2010-1198 Mozilla Freed object reuse across plugin instances

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Use-after-free vulnerability in Mozilla Firefox 3.5.x before 3.5.10 and 3.6.x before 3.6.4, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.5, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors involving multiple plugin instances.

Find out more about CVE-2010-1198 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 4 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0500 2010-06-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0545 2010-07-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0501 2010-06-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0545 2010-07-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0499 2010-06-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0499 2010-06-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0544 2010-07-21

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 firefox Affected