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MFSA2010-50: Frameset integer overflow vulnerability

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MFSA2010-50: Frameset integer overflow vulnerability

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/07/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/16/2010
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

It has been reported that the implementation of the HTML frameset element contained an integer overflow vulnerability. The code responsible for parsing the frameset columns used an 8-byte counter for the column numbers, so when a very large number of columns was passed in the counter would overflow. When this counter was subsequently used to allocate memory for the frameset, the memory buffer would be too small, potentially resulting in a heap buffer overflow and execution of attacker-controlled memory.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-3_6_9
  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-3_5_12

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