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CVE-2012-1948

Impact: Critical
Public: 2012-07-17
Bugzilla: 840201: CVE-2012-1948 CVE-2012-1949 Mozilla: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:14.0/ rv:10.0.6) (MFSA 2012-42)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the browser engine in Mozilla Firefox 4.x through 13.0, Firefox ESR 10.x before 10.0.6, Thunderbird 5.0 through 13.0, Thunderbird ESR 10.x before 10.0.6, and SeaMonkey before 2.11 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2012-1948 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-2012:1089 July 17, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2012:1089 July 17, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2012:1088 July 17, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2012:1088 July 17, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2012:1089 July 17, 2012

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