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645914: CVE-2010-3255 webkit: DoS via improper handling of counter nodes

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Google Chrome before 6.0.472.53 and webkitgtk before 1.2.6 do not properly handle counter nodes, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3255 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 3.7
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
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 6 (webkitgtk) RHSA-2011:0177 2011-01-25

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