|Bugzilla:||840215: CVE-2012-1962 Mozilla: JSDependentString::undepend string conversion results in memory corruption (MFSA 2012-52)|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
Use-after-free vulnerability in the JSDependentString::undepend function 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 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors involving strings with multiple dependencies.
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Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird)||RHSA-2012:1089||July 17, 2012|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications 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|
Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Security researcher Bill Keese as the original reporter of this issue.
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