CVE-2010-2753

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2010-07-20
Bugzilla:
615466: CVE-2010-2753 Mozilla nsTreeSelection dangling pointer remote code execution vulnerability

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in Mozilla Firefox 3.5.x before 3.5.11 and 3.6.x before 3.6.7, Thunderbird 3.0.x before 3.0.6 and 3.1.x before 3.1.1, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a large selection attribute in a XUL tree element, which triggers a use-after-free.

Find out more about CVE-2010-2753 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 Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0545 2010-07-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0545 2010-07-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0546 2010-07-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0544 2010-07-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0546 2010-07-21
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 1.9.2.7-2.el5 Fixed