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MFSA2010-56: Dangling pointer vulnerability in nsTreeContentView

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MFSA2010-56: Dangling pointer vulnerability in nsTreeContentView

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 XUL <tree>'s content view contains a dangling pointer vulnerability. One of the content view's methods for accessing the internal structure of the tree could be manipulated into removing a node prior to accessing it, resulting in the accessing of deleted memory. If an attacker can control the contents of the deleted memory prior to its access they could use this vulnerability to run arbitrary code on a victim's machine.

Solution(s)

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

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