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CVE-2010-4197

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2010-11-04
CWE:
CWE-416
Bugzilla:
656115: CVE-2010-4197 WebKit: Use-after-free vulnerabiity related to text editing causes memory corruption

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Use-after-free vulnerability in WebKit, as used in Google Chrome before 7.0.517.44, webkitgtk before 1.2.6, and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via vectors involving text editing.

Find out more about CVE-2010-4197 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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