CVE-2010-3167

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

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 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 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0682 2010-09-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0681 2010-09-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0680 2010-09-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0681 2010-09-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0680 2010-09-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0682 2010-09-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0682 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