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CVE-2011-3659

Impact: Critical
Public: 2012-01-31
Bugzilla: 786258: CVE-2011-3659 Mozilla: child nodes from nsDOMAttribute still accessible after removal of nodes (MFSA 2012-04)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Use-after-free vulnerability in Mozilla Firefox before 3.6.26 and 4.x through 9.0, Thunderbird before 3.1.18 and 5.0 through 9.0, and SeaMonkey before 2.7 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors related to incorrect AttributeChildRemoved notifications that affect access to removed nsDOMAttribute child nodes.

Find out more about CVE-2011-3659 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-2012:0079 February 01, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2012:0079 February 01, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2012:0079 February 01, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2012:0080 January 31, 2012

External References

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-04.html

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