CVE-2012-1939

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
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)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

jsinfer.cpp in Mozilla Firefox ESR 10.x before 10.0.5 and Thunderbird ESR 10.x before 10.0.5 does not properly determine data types, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted JavaScript code.

Find out more about CVE-2012-1939 from the MITRE CVE dictionary 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
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2012:0715 2012-06-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2012:0715 2012-06-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2012:0715 2012-06-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2012:0710 2012-06-05
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2012:0710 2012-06-05

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Christian Holler as the original reporter.

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