CVE-2011-0073

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2011-04-28
Bugzilla:
700619: CVE-2011-0073 Mozilla dangling pointer flaw (MFSA 2011-13)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla Firefox before 3.5.19 and 3.6.x before 3.6.17, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.14, does not properly use nsTreeRange data structures, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors that lead to a "dangling pointer."

Find out more about CVE-2011-0073 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 Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2011:0474 2011-04-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2011:0475 2011-04-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2011:0471 2011-04-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2011:0471 2011-04-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2011:0474 2011-04-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2011:0474 2011-04-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2011:0473 2011-04-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2011:0471 2011-04-29

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner 1.9.2.17-3.el5_6 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 xulrunner 1.9.2.17-4.el6_0 Fixed