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CVE-2013-0801

Impact: Critical
Public: 2013-05-14
Bugzilla: 962591: CVE-2013-0801 Mozilla: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:17.0.6) (MFSA 2013-41)
IAVA: 2013-A-0109

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the browser engine in Mozilla Firefox before 21.0, Firefox ESR 17.x before 17.0.6, Thunderbird before 17.0.6, and Thunderbird ESR 17.x before 17.0.6 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-2013-0801 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-2013:0821 May 14, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:0821 May 14, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2013:0820 May 14, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2013:0820 May 14, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:0821 May 14, 2013

External References

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-41.html

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Christoph Diehl, Christian Holler, Jesse Ruderman, Timothy Nikkel, and Jeff Walden as the original reporter.

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