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CVE-2011-0084

Impact: Critical
Public: 2011-08-16
Bugzilla: 730519: CVE-2011-0084 Mozilla: Crash in SVGTextElement.getCharNumAtPosition()

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The SVGTextElement.getCharNumAtPosition function in Mozilla Firefox before 3.6.20, and 4.x through 5; Thunderbird 3.x before 3.1.12 and other versions before 6; SeaMonkey 2.x before 2.3; and possibly other products does not properly handle SVG text, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors that lead to a "dangling pointer."

Find out more about CVE-2011-0084 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-2011:1164 August 16, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2011:1164 August 16, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2011:1164 August 16, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2011:1166 August 16, 2011

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