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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-1121

Original release date: 03/25/2010
Last revised: 11/05/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Mozilla Firefox 3.6.x before 3.6.3 does not properly manage the scopes of DOM nodes that are moved from one document to another, which allows remote attackers to conduct use-after-free attacks and execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors involving improper interaction with garbage collection, as demonstrated by Nils during a Pwn2Own competition at CanSecWest 2010.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/AU:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low

**NOTE: Access Complexity scored Low due to insufficient information

Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-930-1
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2010:030
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1557
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-10361
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1592
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=555109
External Source: MISC
Name: http://dvlabs.tippingpoint.com/blog/2010/02/15/pwn2own-2010
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 40326
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10924
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 40481
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1640
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-10344
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1023817
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0501
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-930-2
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100091069
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0500
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6844
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1773
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://twitter.com/thezdi/statuses/11005277222
External Source: MISC
Name: http://news.cnet.com/8301-27080_3-20001126-245.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 40323
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-25.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 40401
Type: Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10924
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6844
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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