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CVE-2010-2760

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

Details

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 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
RHEL Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0682 September 08, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0682 September 08, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0680 September 08, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0681 September 08, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0680 September 08, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0682 September 08, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0681 September 08, 2010

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