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CVE-2011-0084

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

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 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 (thunderbird) RHSA-2011:1166 2011-08-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2011:1164 2011-08-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (firefox) RHSA-2011:1164 2011-08-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2011:1164 2011-08-16

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 xulrunner 1.9.2.20-2.el6_1 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner 1.9.2.20-2.el5 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.1) thunderbird Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.1) firefox Affected

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