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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-1121

Original release date: 03/25/2010
Last revised: 11/05/2012


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.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
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: MISC
Name: http://news.cnet.com/8301-27080_3-20001126-245.html
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1640
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://dvlabs.tippingpoint.com/blog/2010/02/15/pwn2own-2010
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6844
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10924
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2010:030
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100091069
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-10361
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1557
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-25.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1592
External Source: MISC
Name: http://twitter.com/thezdi/statuses/11005277222
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-930-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=555109
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1023817
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0500
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1773
Type: Advisory
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-930-2
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-10344
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0501

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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