Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : firefox (MDVSA-2012:017)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Use-after-free vulnerability in Mozilla Firefox 10.x before 10.0.1,
Thunderbird 10.x before 10.0.1, and SeaMonkey 2.7 allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly
execute arbitrary code via vectors that trigger failure of an
nsXBLDocumentInfo::ReadPrototypeBindings function call, related to the
cycle collector's access to a hash table containing a stale XBL
binding (CVE-2012-0452).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57912 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51975

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0452

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