CVE-2010-2766

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2010-09-07
Bugzilla:
630069: CVE-2010-2766 Mozilla Crash and remote code execution in normalizeDocument (MFSA 2010-57)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The normalizeDocument 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 does not properly handle the removal of DOM nodes during normalization, which might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors involving access to a deleted object.

Find out more about CVE-2010-2766 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 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0681 2010-09-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0681 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