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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 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 5 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0681 2010-09-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0681 2010-09-08

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 firefox Affected

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