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CVE-2010-3765

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2010-10-28
Bugzilla:
646997: CVE-2010-3765 Firefox race condition flaw (MFSA 2010-73)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla Firefox 3.5.x through 3.5.14 and 3.6.x through 3.6.11, Thunderbird 3.1.6 before 3.1.6 and 3.0.x before 3.0.10, and SeaMonkey 2.x before 2.0.10, when JavaScript is enabled, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors related to nsCSSFrameConstructor::ContentAppended, the appendChild method, incorrect index tracking, and the creation of multiple frames, which triggers memory corruption, as exploited in the wild in October 2010 by the Belmoo malware.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3765 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 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0810 2010-10-27
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0812 2010-10-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0896 2010-11-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0808 2010-10-27
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0812 2010-10-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (various) RHSA-2010:0861 2010-11-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0812 2010-10-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (xulrunner) RHSA-2010:0809 2010-10-27
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (seamonkey) RHSA-2010:0810 2010-10-27

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 xulrunner 1.9.2.12-1.el6_0 Fixed