CVE Details

Release Date:2011-08-18


The SVGTextElement.getCharNumAtPosition function in Mozilla Firefox before 3.6.20, and 4.x through 5; Thunderbird 3.x before 3.1.12 and other versions before 6; SeaMonkey 2.x before 2.3; and possibly other products does not properly handle SVG text, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors that lead to a dangling pointer.

See more information about CVE-2011-0084 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score:10 Base Metrics:AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector: Network Confidentiality Impact: Complete
Access Impact: Low Integrity Impact: Complete
Authentication: None required Availability Impact: Complete

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Enterprise Linux version 4 (firefox)ELSA-2011-11642011-08-16
Oracle Linux version 5 (firefox)ELSA-2011-11642011-08-16
Oracle Linux version 5 (xulrunner)ELSA-2011-11642011-08-16
Oracle Linux version 6 (firefox)ELSA-2011-11642011-08-16
Oracle Linux version 6 (thunderbird)ELSA-2011-11662011-08-16
Oracle Linux version 6 (xulrunner)ELSA-2011-11642011-08-16

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