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CVE-2012-0468

Impact: Critical
Public: 2012-04-24
Bugzilla: 815000: CVE-2012-0467 CVE-2012-0468 Mozilla: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:12.0/ rv:10.0.4) (MFSA 2012-20)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The browser engine in Mozilla Firefox 4.x through 11.0, Thunderbird 5.0 through 11.0, and SeaMonkey before 2.9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to jsval.h and the js::array_shift function.

Find out more about CVE-2012-0468 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-2012:0516 April 24, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2012:0516 April 24, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2012:0515 April 24, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2012:0515 April 24, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2012:0516 April 24, 2012

External References

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues.

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