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CVE-2012-0449

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2012-01-31
Bugzilla:
785966: CVE-2012-0449 Mozilla: Crash when rendering SVG+XSLT (MFSA 2012-08)

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 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a malformed XSLT stylesheet that is embedded in a document.

Find out more about CVE-2012-0449 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 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 5 thunderbird Affected

External References