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CVE-2010-3768

Impact: Critical
Public: 2010-12-09
Bugzilla: 660420: CVE-2010-3768 Mozilla add support for OTS font sanitizer (MFSA 2010-78)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla Firefox before 3.5.16 and 3.6.x before 3.6.13, Thunderbird before 3.0.11 and 3.1.x before 3.1.7, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.11 do not properly validate downloadable fonts before use within an operating system's font implementation, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors related to @font-face Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) rules.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3768 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0966 December 09, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0966 December 09, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2010:0966 December 09, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2010:0969 December 09, 2010

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