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CVE-2012-3990

Use-after-free vulnerability in the IME State Manager implementation in Mozilla Firefox before 16.0, Firefox ESR 10.x before 10.0.8, Thunderbird before 16.0, Thunderbird ESR 10.x before 10.0.8, and SeaMonkey before 2.13 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, related to the nsIContent::GetNameSpaceID function.

Details Source

Mitre

Public Date

2012-10-09 00:00:00

Impact

Critical

Bugzilla

CVE-2012-3990 Mozilla: Use-after-free in the IME State Manager (MFSA 2012-87)

Bugzilla ID

863 628

CVSS Status

verified

Base Score

6.80

Base Metrics

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Acknowledgements

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

External References

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-87.html

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2012:1351 2012-10-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2012:1350 2012-10-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2012:1350 2012-10-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2012:1351 2012-10-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2012:1351 2012-10-09

CWE

CWE-416

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 xulrunner 10.0.8-1.el6_3 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner 10.0.8-1.el5_8 Fixed