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CVE-2012-0457

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

Details

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 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
RHEL Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2012:0388 March 14, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2012:0388 March 14, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2012:0387 March 14, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2012:0387 March 14, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2012:0388 March 14, 2012

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