CVE Database


Impact: Critical
Public: 2010-09-07
Bugzilla: 630061: CVE-2010-3166 Mozilla Heap buffer overflow in nsTextFrameUtils::TransformText (MFSA 2010-53)


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Heap-based buffer overflow in the nsTextFrameUtils::TransformText 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 a bidirectional text run.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3166 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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