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CVE-2013-1678

Impact: Critical
Public: 2013-05-14
Bugzilla: 962603: CVE-2013-1676 CVE-2013-1677 CVE-2013-1678 CVE-2013-1679 CVE-2013-1680 CVE-2013-1681 Mozilla: Memory corruption found using Address Sanitizer (MFSA 2013-48)
IAVA: 2013-A-0109

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The _cairo_xlib_surface_add_glyph function 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 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (invalid write operation) via unspecified vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1678 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/mfsa2013-48.html

Acknowledgements

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

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