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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-0452

Original release date: 02/10/2012
Last revised: 11/15/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Use-after-free vulnerability in Mozilla Firefox 10.x before 10.0.1, Thunderbird 10.x before 10.0.1, and SeaMonkey 2.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors that trigger failure of an nsXBLDocumentInfo::ReadPrototypeBindings function call, related to the cycle collector's access to a hash table containing a stale XBL binding.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
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: SECUNIA
Name: 49055
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2012:017
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2012:018
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:0258
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1360-1
External Source: BID
Name: 51975
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2012:0261
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=724284
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15017
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-10.html

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15017
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)