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CVE-2010-2755

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

Details

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 and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0557 July 24, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0558 July 24, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0557 July 24, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0556 July 24, 2010

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