Bug 630067 - (CVE-2010-3167) CVE-2010-3167 Mozilla Dangling pointer vulnerability in nsTreeContentView (MFSA 2010-56)
CVE-2010-3167 Mozilla Dangling pointer vulnerability in nsTreeContentView (MF...
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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public=20100907,reported=20100901,sou...
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Reported: 2010-09-03 11:59 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2015-08-19 04:54 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-04-12 17:46:39 EDT
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Description Josh Bressers 2010-09-03 11:59:03 EDT
Security researcher regenrecht reported via TippingPoint's Zero Day
Initiative that the implementation of XUL <tree>'s content view contains a
dangling pointer vulnerability. One of the content view's methods for
accessing the internal structure of the tree could be manipulated into
removing a node prior to accessing it, resulting in the accessing of
deleted memory. If an attacker can control the contents of the deleted
memory prior to its access they could use this vulnerability to run
arbitrary code on a victim's machine.
Comment 1 Vincent Danen 2010-09-07 19:28:25 EDT
This is now public:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-56.html
Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2010-09-07 20:06:54 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 20:34:06 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 21:10:15 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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