CVE-2010-2755

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2010-07-24
Bugzilla:
617657: CVE-2010-2755 Mozilla arbitrary free flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

layout/generic/nsObjectFrame.cpp in Mozilla Firefox 3.6.7 does not properly free memory in the parameter array of a plugin instance, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted HTML document, related to the DATA and SRC attributes of an OBJECT element. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2010-1214.

Find out more about CVE-2010-2755 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 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0557 2010-07-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0557 2010-07-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0556 2010-07-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0558 2010-07-24

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner 1.9.2.7-3.el5 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 firefox Not affected