Bug 877617 (CVE-2012-5836) - CVE-2012-5836 Mozilla: Crash when combining SVG text on path with CSS (MFSA 2012-94)
Summary: CVE-2012-5836 Mozilla: Crash when combining SVG text on path with CSS (MFSA 2...
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2012-5836
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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urgent
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Reported: 2012-11-17 11:18 UTC by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2023-05-11 21:05 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-11-17 11:18:35 UTC
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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2012-11-17 11:18:03 UTC
Security researcher Jonathan Stephens discovered that combining SVG text on a path with the setting of CSS properties could lead to a potentially exploitable crash. 


External Reference:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-94.html


Acknowledgements:

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Jonathan Stephens as the original reporter.

Statement:

This issue does not affect the version of firefox and thunderbird as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6


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