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675092: CVE-2011-0056 Mozilla Buffer overflow in JavaScript atom map (MFSA 2011-05)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in the JavaScript engine in Mozilla Firefox before 3.5.17 and 3.6.x before 3.6.14, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.12, might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors involving exception timing and a large number of string values, aka an "atom map" issue.

Find out more about CVE-2011-0056 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 6 (firefox) RHSA-2011:0310 2011-03-02
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2011:0310 2011-03-02
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (firefox) RHSA-2011:0310 2011-03-02

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.6 server) firefox Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.0) firefox Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 xulrunner Fixed

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