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CVE-2011-2982

Impact: Critical
Public: 2011-08-16
Bugzilla: 730518: CVE-2011-2982 Mozilla: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the browser engine in Mozilla Firefox before 3.6.20, Thunderbird 2.x and 3.x before 3.1.12, SeaMonkey 1.x and 2.x, and possibly other products allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2011-2982 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-2011:1165 August 16, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2011:1165 August 16, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox) RHSA-2011:1164 August 16, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (seamonkey) RHSA-2011:1167 August 16, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (thunderbird) RHSA-2011:1165 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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