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CVE-2012-4217 Detail

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the nsViewManager::ProcessPendingUpdates function in Mozilla Firefox before 17.0, Thunderbird before 17.0, and SeaMonkey before 2.14 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) via unspecified vectors.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/21/2012

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 10.0 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-11/msg00021.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-01/msg00022.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-11/msg00090.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-11/msg00092.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-11/msg00093.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-105.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56639
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1636-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1638-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1638-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1638-3
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=802902
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A16958

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-4217
NVD Published Date:
11/21/2012
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017