CVE Database

CVE-2013-0796

Impact: Critical
Public: 2013-04-02
Bugzilla: 946931: CVE-2013-0796 Mozilla: WebGL crash with Mesa graphics driver on Linux (MFSA 2013-35)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The WebGL subsystem 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, and SeaMonkey before 2.17 on Linux does not properly interact with Mesa drivers, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (free of unallocated memory) via unspecified vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2013-0796 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-2013:0697 April 02, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:0697 April 02, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2013:0696 April 02, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2013:0696 April 02, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:0697 April 02, 2013

External References

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-35.html

Acknowledgements

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

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