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MFSA2010-51: Dangling pointer vulnerability using DOM plugin array

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MFSA2010-51: Dangling pointer vulnerability using DOM plugin array

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

A dangling pointer vulnerability has been reported in the implementation of navigator.plugins in which the navigator object could retain a pointer to the plugins array even after it had been destroyed. An attacker could potentially use this issue to crash the browser and run arbitrary code on a victim's computer.

Solution(s)

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

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