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CVE-2013-0787

Impact: Critical
Public: 2013-03-08
Bugzilla: 918876: CVE-2013-0787 Mozilla: Use-after-free in HTML Editor (MFSA 2013-29)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Use-after-free vulnerability in the nsEditor::IsPreformatted function in editor/libeditor/base/nsEditor.cpp in Mozilla Firefox before 19.0.2, Firefox ESR 17.x before 17.0.4, Thunderbird before 17.0.4, Thunderbird ESR 17.x before 17.0.4, and SeaMonkey before 2.16.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors involving an execCommand call.

Find out more about CVE-2013-0787 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
RHEL Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:0627 March 11, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:0627 March 11, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (xulrunner) RHSA-2013:0614 March 08, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:0627 March 11, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (xulrunner) RHSA-2013:0614 March 08, 2013

External References

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-29.html

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges VUPEN Security via the TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative project as the original reporter.

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