CVE Database

CVE-2013-0783

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

Details

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 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 Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:0272 February 19, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:0272 February 19, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2013:0271 February 19, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2013:0271 February 19, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:0272 February 19, 2013

External References

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-21.html

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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