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MFSA2011-06 Firefox: Use-after-free error using Web Workers (CVE-2011-0057)

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MFSA2011-06 Firefox: Use-after-free error using Web Workers (CVE-2011-0057)

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/02/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/14/2012
Modified
07/22/2012

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the Web Workers implementation in Mozilla Firefox before 3.5.17 and 3.6.x before 3.6.14, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.12, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors related to a JavaScript Worker and garbage collection.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-3_5_17
  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-3_6_14

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