Bug 730521 (CVE-2011-2378)

Summary: CVE-2011-2378 Mozilla: Dangling pointer vulnerability in appendChild
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala <huzaifas>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2011-08-14 04:23:05 UTC
Security researcher regenrecht reported via TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative that appendChild did not correctly account for DOM objects it operated upon and could be exploited to dereference an invalid pointer.

Comment 1 Vincent Danen 2011-08-16 17:36:48 UTC
This is now public:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2011/mfsa2011-30.html

Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2011-08-16 18:34:02 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2011:1166 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-1166.html

Comment 3 errata-xmlrpc 2011-08-16 18:45:14 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2011:1164 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-1164.html