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MFSA2010-56 SeaMonkey: Dangling pointer vulnerability in nsTreeContentView (CVE-2010-3167)

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MFSA2010-56 SeaMonkey: Dangling pointer vulnerability in nsTreeContentView (CVE-2010-3167)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/09/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/03/2012
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

The nsTreeContentView function in Mozilla Firefox before 3.5.12 and 3.6.x before 3.6.9, Thunderbird before 3.0.7 and 3.1.x before 3.1.3, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.7 does not properly handle node removal in XUL trees, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors involving access to deleted memory, related to a "dangling pointer vulnerability."

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-seamonkey-upgrade-2_0_7

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