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CVE-2012-1938

Impact: Critical
Public: 2012-06-05
Bugzilla: 827829: CVE-2011-3101 CVE-2012-1937 CVE-2012-1938 CVE-2012-1939 CVE-2012-3105 Mozilla: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:13.0/ rv:10.0.5) (MFSA 2012-34)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the browser engine in Mozilla Firefox before 13.0, Thunderbird before 13.0, and SeaMonkey before 2.10 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to (1) methodjit/ImmutableSync.cpp, (2) the JSObject::makeDenseArraySlow function in js/src/jsarray.cpp, and unknown other components.

Find out more about CVE-2012-1938 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-2012:0715 June 06, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2012:0715 June 06, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2012:0710 June 05, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2012:0710 June 05, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2012:0715 June 06, 2012

External References

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Jesse Ruderman, Igor Bukanov, Bill McCloskey, Christian Holler, Andrew McCreight, and Brian Bondy as the original reporters.

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