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CVE-2011-0056

Impact: Critical
Public: 2011-03-01
Bugzilla: 675092: CVE-2011-0056 Mozilla Buffer overflow in JavaScript atom map (MFSA 2011-05)

Details

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 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-2011:0310 March 02, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2011:0310 March 02, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2011:0310 March 02, 2011

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