CVE-2010-2760

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2010-09-07
Bugzilla:
630062: CVE-2010-2760 Mozilla Dangling pointer vulnerability in nsTreeSelection (MFSA 2010-54)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Use-after-free vulnerability in the nsTreeSelection function in Mozilla Firefox before 3.5.12 and 3.6.x before 3.6.9, Thunderbird before 3.0.7 and 3.1.x before 3.1.3, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.7 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors involving a XUL tree selection, related to a "dangling pointer vulnerability." NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2010-2753.

Find out more about CVE-2010-2760 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 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0682 2010-09-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0681 2010-09-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0680 2010-09-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0681 2010-09-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0680 2010-09-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0682 2010-09-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0682 2010-09-08

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 firefox Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 nspr 4.8.6-1.el4 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner 1.9.2.9-1.el5 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 nss 3.12.7-1.el4 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 nspr 4.8.6-1.el5 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 nss 3.12.7-2.el5 Fixed