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CVE-2012-1970

Impact: Critical
Public: 2012-08-28
Bugzilla: 851909: CVE-2012-1970 Mozilla: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:15.0/ rv:10.0.7) (MFSA 2012-57)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the browser engine in Mozilla Firefox before 15.0, Firefox ESR 10.x before 10.0.7, Thunderbird before 15.0, Thunderbird ESR 10.x before 10.0.7, and SeaMonkey before 2.12 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-2012-1970 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-2012:1211 August 29, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2012:1211 August 29, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2012:1210 August 29, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2012:1210 August 29, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2012:1211 August 29, 2012

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