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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-0159

The browser engine in Mozilla Firefox 3.0.x before 3.0.18 and 3.5.x before 3.5.8, Thunderbird before 3.0.2, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to the nsBlockFrame::StealFrame function in layout/generic/nsBlockFrame.cpp, and unspecified other vectors.
Publish Date : 2010-02-22 Last Update Date : 2018-11-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeMemory corruption
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat critical
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2010-02-15 2010-02-17
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-0159 unix
DSA-1999 xulrunner -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7463 unix
DSA-1999-1 xulrunner -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13349 unix
ELSA-2010:0112: firefox security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22903 unix
ELSA-2010:0153: thunderbird security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22112 unix
Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird and SeaMonkey Browser Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8485 windows
RHSA-2010:0112: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100112 unix
RHSA-2010:0112: firefox security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22145 unix
RHSA-2010:0113: seamonkey security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100113 unix
RHSA-2010:0153: thunderbird security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100153 unix
RHSA-2010:0153: thunderbird security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21486 unix
RHSA-2010:0154: thunderbird security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100154 unix
The browser engine in Mozilla Firefox 3.0.x before 3.0.18 and 3.5.x before 3.5.8, Thunderbird before 3.0.2, and SeaMonke... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9590 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2010-0159

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 8.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 8.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 9.04 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 9.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Debian Debian Linux 1

- References For CVE-2010-0159
XF mozilla-browsereng-code-execution(56359) CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2010-0405
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0154
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0153
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0113
SUSE SUSE-SA:2010:015

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-0159

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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