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CVE-2011-2373

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2011-06-21
CWE:
CWE-416
Bugzilla:
714577: CVE-2011-2373 Mozilla Use-after-free vulnerability when viewing XUL document with script disabled (MFSA 2011-20)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Use-after-free vulnerability in Mozilla Firefox before 3.6.18 and 4.x through 4.0.1, Thunderbird before 3.1.11, and SeaMonkey through 2.0.14, when JavaScript is disabled, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted XUL document.

Find out more about CVE-2011-2373 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 4 (firefox) RHSA-2011:0885 2011-06-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2011:0887 2011-06-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2011:0887 2011-06-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2011:0888 2011-06-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2011:0887 2011-06-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2011:0885 2011-06-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2011:0885 2011-06-21

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 thunderbird Affected