CVE-2013-0783

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2013-02-19
Bugzilla:
911836: CVE-2013-0783 Mozilla: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:17.0.3) (MFSA 2013-21)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the browser engine 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 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2013-0783 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:0272 2013-02-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:0272 2013-02-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2013:0271 2013-02-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2013:0271 2013-02-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:0272 2013-02-19

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Olli Pettay, Christoph Diehl, Gary Kwong, Jesse Ruderman, Andrew McCreight, Joe Drew, and Wayne Mery as the original reporter.

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