Public Date:
786258: CVE-2011-3659 Mozilla: child nodes from nsDOMAttribute still accessible after removal of nodes (MFSA 2012-04)

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 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 5 (firefox) RHSA-2012:0079 2012-02-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2012:0080 2012-01-31
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (firefox) RHSA-2012:0079 2012-02-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2012:0079 2012-02-01

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 xulrunner Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner Fixed

External References

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