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CVE-2012-0478

Impact: Critical
Public: 2012-04-24
Bugzilla: 815037: CVE-2012-0478 Mozilla: Crash with WebGL content using textImage2D (MFSA 2012-30)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The texImage2D implementation in the WebGL subsystem in Mozilla Firefox 4.x through 11.0, Firefox ESR 10.x before 10.0.4, Thunderbird 5.0 through 11.0, Thunderbird ESR 10.x before 10.0.4, and SeaMonkey before 2.9 does not properly restrict JSVAL_TO_OBJECT casts, which might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted web page.

Find out more about CVE-2012-0478 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 this issue. Upstream acknowledges Ms2ger as the original reporter.

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