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946947: CVE-2013-0791 Mozilla: Out-of-bounds array read in CERT_DecodeCertPackage (MFSA 2013-40)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The CERT_DecodeCertPackage function in Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS), as used in Mozilla Firefox before 20.0, Firefox ESR 17.x before 17.0.5, Thunderbird before 17.0.5, Thunderbird ESR 17.x before 17.0.5, SeaMonkey before 2.17, and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and memory corruption) via a crafted certificate.

Find out more about CVE-2013-0791 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 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
RHEV Hypervisor for RHEL-6 (rhev-hypervisor6) RHSA-2013:1181 2013-08-27
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (nss) RHSA-2013:1144 2013-08-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (nss) RHSA-2013:1135 2013-08-05


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

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