CVE-2012-5840 Detail

Current Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the nsTextEditorState::PrepareEditor function in Mozilla Firefox before 17.0, Firefox ESR 10.x before 10.0.11, Thunderbird before 17.0, Thunderbird ESR 10.x before 10.0.11, and SeaMonkey before 2.14 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2012-4214.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-11/msg00021.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-01/msg00022.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-11/msg00090.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-11/msg00092.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-11/msg00093.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1482.html Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1483.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:173 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-105.html Vendor Advisory 
http://www.palemoon.org/releasenotes-ng.shtml Broken Link 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56635 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1636-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1638-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1638-2 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1638-3 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=805287 Exploit  Issue Tracking  Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/80190 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A16904 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-416 Use After Free cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-5840
NVD Published Date:
11/21/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/06/2020
Source:
MITRE