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CVE-2011-2605

Impact: Critical
Public: 2011-06-21
Bugzilla: 714576: CVE-2011-2364 CVE-2011-2365 CVE-2011-2374 CVE-2011-2375 CVE-2011-2376 CVE-2011-2605 Mozilla Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (MFSA 2011-19)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

CRLF injection vulnerability in the nsCookieService::SetCookieStringInternal function in netwerk/cookie/nsCookieService.cpp in Mozilla Firefox before 3.6.18 and 4.x through 4.0.1, and Thunderbird before 3.1.11, allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via a string containing a \n (newline) character, which is not properly handled in a JavaScript "document.cookie =" expression, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-2374.

Find out more about CVE-2011-2605 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
RHEL Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2011:0887 June 21, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2011:0887 June 21, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2011:0885 June 21, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2011:0888 June 21, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2011:0887 June 21, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2011:0885 June 21, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2011:0885 June 21, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2011:0886 June 21, 2011

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