CVE Database

CVE-2012-0444

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

Details

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 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 4 (libvorbis) RHSA-2012:0136 February 15, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2012:0079 February 01, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (libvorbis) RHSA-2012:0136 February 15, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2012:0079 February 01, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (libvorbis) RHSA-2012:0136 February 15, 2012

External References

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-07.html

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