Bug 642277 - (CVE-2010-3179) CVE-2010-3179 Mozilla buffer overflow and memory corruption using document.write
CVE-2010-3179 Mozilla buffer overflow and memory corruption using document.write
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
public=20101019,reported=20101008,sou...
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Reported: 2010-10-12 10:18 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2015-08-19 04:57 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-04-12 17:34:54 EDT
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Description Josh Bressers 2010-10-12 10:18:29 EDT
Security researcher Alexander Miller reported that passing an excessively
long string to document.write could cause text rendering routines to end up
in an inconsistent state with sections of stack memory being overwritten
with the string data. An attacker could potentially use this flaw to crash
a victim's browser and run arbitrary code on their computer.
Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2010-10-19 17:57:02 EDT
This is now public:
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-65.html
Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2010-10-19 19:21:05 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2010:0782 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0782.html
Comment 3 errata-xmlrpc 2010-11-10 13:58:44 EST
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2010:0861 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0861.html
Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2010-11-17 10:19:51 EST
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2010:0896 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0896.html

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