Mozilla Firefox/Thunderbird/SeaMonkey CVE-2012-4179 Use After Free Memory Corruption Vulnerability

Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird, and SeaMonkey are prone to a memory-corruption vulnerability.

A successful exploit will result in the execution of arbitrary attacker-supplied code in the context of the user running the affected application. Failed exploit attempts will likely result in denial-of-service conditions.

Note: This issue was previously discussed in BID 55856 (Mozilla Firefox/Thunderbird/SeaMonkey MFSA 2012-74 through -87 Multiple Vulnerabilities), but have been moved to their own record to better document it.

This issue is fixed in:

Firefox 16
Firefox ESR 10.0.8
Thunderbird 16
Thunderbird ESR 10.0.8
SeaMonkey 2.13


 

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