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CVE-2010-3182

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2010-10-19
Bugzilla:
642300: CVE-2010-3182 Mozilla unsafe library loading flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

A certain application-launch script in Mozilla Firefox before 3.5.14 and 3.6.x before 3.6.11, Thunderbird before 3.0.9 and 3.1.x before 3.1.5, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.9 on Linux places a zero-length directory name in the LD_LIBRARY_PATH, which allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse shared library in the current working directory.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3182 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 5.1
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
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 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0781 2010-10-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0780 2010-10-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0780 2010-10-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0781 2010-10-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0782 2010-10-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0782 2010-10-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0780 2010-10-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0861 2010-11-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0896 2010-11-17

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 nss 3.12.8-1.el5 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 xulrunner 1.9.2.12-1.el6_0 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 nss 3.12.8-1.el4 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner 1.9.2.11-2.el5 Fixed

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