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CVE-2010-2762

Impact: Critical
Public: 2010-09-07
Bugzilla: 630071: CVE-2010-2762 Mozilla SJOW creates scope chains ending in outer object (MFSA 2010-59)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The XPCSafeJSObjectWrapper class in the SafeJSObjectWrapper (aka SJOW) implementation in Mozilla Firefox 3.6.x before 3.6.9 and Thunderbird 3.1.x before 3.1.3 does not properly restrict objects at the end of scope chains, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary JavaScript code with chrome privileges via vectors related to a chrome privileged object and a chain ending in an outer object.

Find out more about CVE-2010-2762 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 4 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0681 September 08, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0681 September 08, 2010

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