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MFSA2011-30: Dangling pointer vulnerability in appendChild (CVE-2011-2378)

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MFSA2011-30: Dangling pointer vulnerability in appendChild (CVE-2011-2378)

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/16/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/19/2011
Modified
08/30/2012

Description

The appendChild function in Mozilla Firefox before 3.6.20, Thunderbird 3.x before 3.1.12, SeaMonkey 2.x, and possibly other products does not properly handle DOM objects, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors that lead to dereferencing of a "dangling pointer."

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-3_6_20

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