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CVE-2012-0444

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2012-01-31
Bugzilla:
786026: CVE-2012-0444 Firefox: Ogg Vorbis Decoding Memory Corruption (MFSA 2012-07)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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 do not properly initialize nsChildView data structures, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted Ogg Vorbis file.

Find out more about CVE-2012-0444 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 (libvorbis) RHSA-2012:0136 2012-02-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (libvorbis) RHSA-2012:0136 2012-02-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2012:0079 2012-02-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (firefox) RHSA-2012:0079 2012-02-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (libvorbis) RHSA-2012:0136 2012-02-15
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 1.9.2.26-1.el6_2 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner 1.9.2.26-1.el5_7 Fixed

External References