Public Date:
615456: CVE-2010-1212 Mozilla miscellaneous memory safety hazards

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

js/src/jstracer.cpp in the browser engine in Mozilla Firefox 3.6.x before 3.6.7 and Thunderbird 3.1.x before 3.1.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to (1) propagation of deep aborts in the TraceRecorder::record_JSOP_BINDNAME function, (2) depth handling in the TraceRecorder::record_JSOP_GETELEM function, and (3) tracing of out-of-range arguments in the TraceRecorder::record_JSOP_ARGSUB function.

Find out more about CVE-2010-1212 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 version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0547 2010-07-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0547 2010-07-21

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 firefox Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner Fixed