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MFSA2010-57: Crash and remote code execution in normalizeDocument

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MFSA2010-57: Crash and remote code execution in normalizeDocument

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 code used to normalize a document contained a logical flaw that could be leveraged to run arbitrary code. When the normalization code ran, a static count of the document's child nodes was used in the traversal, so a page could be constructed that would remove DOM nodes during this normalization which could lead to the accessing of a deleted object and potentially the execution of attacker-controlled memory.

Solution(s)

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

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