63465 : Mozilla Multiple Browsers window.navigator.plugins Object nsPluginArray Dangling Pointer Arbitrary Code Execution
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2010-03-30
Time to Patch
83 days

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2010-0177" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : Mozilla Firefox before 3.0.19, 3.5.x before 3.5.9, and 3.6.x before 3.6.2, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.4, frees the contents of the window.navigator.plugins array while a reference to an array element is still active, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via unspecified vectors, related to a &quot;dangling pointer vulnerability.&quot;

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access, Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Private
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

Upgrade Firefox to version 3.0.19, 3.5.9 or 3.6.2 and SeaMonkey to 2.0.4 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Unknown or Incomplete

References

Tools & Filters

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Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 9.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2010-04-06 | Disagree?

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