CVE Details

Release Date:2011-08-18


The appendChild function in Mozilla Firefox before 3.6.20, Thunderbird 3.x before 3.1.12, SeaMonkey 2.x, and possibly other products does not properly handle DOM objects, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors that lead to dereferencing of a dangling pointer.

See more information about CVE-2011-2378 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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