CVE-2013-0744

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2013-01-08
CWE:
CWE-416
Bugzilla:
891825: CVE-2013-0744 Mozilla: Use-after-free when displaying table with many columns and column groups (MFSA 2013-05)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Use-after-free vulnerability in the TableBackgroundPainter::TableBackgroundData::Destroy function in Mozilla Firefox before 18.0, Firefox ESR 10.x before 10.0.12 and 17.x before 17.0.2, Thunderbird before 17.0.2, Thunderbird ESR 10.x before 10.0.12 and 17.x before 17.0.2, and SeaMonkey before 2.15 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) via an HTML document with a table containing many columns and column groups.

Find out more about CVE-2013-0744 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 version 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:0145 2013-01-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:0145 2013-01-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2013:0144 2013-01-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:0145 2013-01-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2013:0144 2013-01-08

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 xulrunner 10.0.12-1.el6_3 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner 10.0.12-1.el5_9 Fixed

Acknowledgements

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

External References