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CVE-2012-0457

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2012-03-13
Bugzilla:
803116: CVE-2012-0456 CVE-2012-0457 Mozilla: SVG issues found with Address Sanitizer (MFSA 2012-14)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Use-after-free vulnerability in the nsSMILTimeValueSpec::ConvertBetweenTimeContainer function in Mozilla Firefox before 3.6.28 and 4.x through 10.0, Firefox ESR 10.x before 10.0.3, Thunderbird before 3.1.20 and 5.0 through 10.0, Thunderbird ESR 10.x before 10.0.3, and SeaMonkey before 2.8 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an SVG animation.

Find out more about CVE-2012-0457 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 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2012:0388 2012-03-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2012:0387 2012-03-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2012:0388 2012-03-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2012:0388 2012-03-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2012:0387 2012-03-14

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 firefox Will not fix