CVE-2013-0782

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2013-02-19
Bugzilla:
911865: CVE-2013-0780 CVE-2013-0782 Mozilla: Use-after-free, out of bounds read, and buffer overflow issues found using Address Sanitizer (MFSA 2013-28)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Heap-based buffer overflow in the nsSaveAsCharset::DoCharsetConversion function in Mozilla Firefox before 19.0, Firefox ESR 17.x before 17.0.3, Thunderbird before 17.0.3, Thunderbird ESR 17.x before 17.0.3, and SeaMonkey before 2.16 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2013-0782 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 Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:0272 2013-02-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2013:0271 2013-02-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:0272 2013-02-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2013:0271 2013-02-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:0272 2013-02-19

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 yelp 2.28.1-17.el6_3 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 libproxy 0.3.0-4.el6_3 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 yelp 2.16.0-30.el5_9 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner 17.0.3-1.el5_9 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 xulrunner 17.0.3-1.el6_3 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 devhelp 0.12-23.el5_9 Fixed

Acknowledgements

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

External References