Bug 630056 - (CVE-2010-2765) CVE-2010-2765 Mozilla Frameset integer overflow vulnerability (MFSA 2010-50)
CVE-2010-2765 Mozilla Frameset integer overflow vulnerability (MFSA 2010-50)
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
public=20100907,reported=20100901,sou...
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Reported: 2010-09-03 11:42 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2016-03-04 06:41 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-04-12 17:35:37 EDT
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Description Josh Bressers 2010-09-03 11:42:48 EDT
Security researcher Chris Rohlf of Matasano Security reported that the
implementation of the HTML frameset element contained an integer overflow
vulnerability. The code responsible for parsing the frameset columns used
an 8-byte counter for the column numbers, so when a very large number of
columns was passed in the counter would overflow. When this counter was
subsequently used to allocate memory for the frameset, the memory buffer
would be too small, potentially resulting in a heap buffer overflow and
execution of attacker-controlled memory.
Comment 1 Vincent Danen 2010-09-07 19:18:00 EDT
This is now public:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-50.html
Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2010-09-07 20:06:44 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2010:0682 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0682.html
Comment 3 errata-xmlrpc 2010-09-07 20:33:54 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2010:0681 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0681.html
Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2010-09-07 21:10:05 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4

Via RHSA-2010:0680 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0680.html

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