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CVE-2010-3167

Impact: Critical
Public: 2010-09-07
Bugzilla: 630067: CVE-2010-3167 Mozilla Dangling pointer vulnerability in nsTreeContentView (MFSA 2010-56)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The nsTreeContentView 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 node removal in XUL trees, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors involving access to deleted memory, related to a "dangling pointer vulnerability."

Find out more about CVE-2010-3167 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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