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CVE-2012-5833

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2012-11-20
CWE:
(CWE-416|CWE-119)
Bugzilla:
877635: CVE-2012-5830 CVE-2012-5833 CVE-2012-5835 Mozilla: Use-after-free, buffer overflow, and memory corruption issues found using Address Sanitizer (MFSA 2012-106)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The texImage2D implementation in the WebGL subsystem in Mozilla Firefox before 17.0, Firefox ESR 10.x before 10.0.11, Thunderbird before 17.0, Thunderbird ESR 10.x before 10.0.11, and SeaMonkey before 2.14 does not properly interact with Mesa drivers, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via function calls involving certain values of the level parameter.

Find out more about CVE-2012-5833 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2012:1483 2012-11-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2012:1483 2012-11-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2012:1482 2012-11-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2012:1483 2012-11-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2012:1482 2012-11-20

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner 10.0.11-1.el5_8 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 xulrunner 10.0.11-1.el6_3 Fixed

Acknowledgements

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

External References

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