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CVE-2010-3257

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2010-09-02
Bugzilla: 640357: CVE-2010-3257 webkit: stale pointer issue with focusing

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Use-after-free vulnerability in WebKit, as used in Apple Safari before 4.1.3 and 5.0.x before 5.0.3, Google Chrome before 6.0.472.53, and webkitgtk before 1.2.6, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via vectors involving element focus.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3257 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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 version 6 (webkitgtk) RHSA-2011:0177 January 25, 2011

External References

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