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CVE-2013-1732

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2013-09-17
Bugzilla:
1009037: CVE-2013-1732 Mozilla: Buffer overflow with multi-column, lists, and floats (MFSA 2013-89)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in the nsFloatManager::GetFlowArea function in Mozilla Firefox before 24.0, Firefox ESR 17.x before 17.0.9, Thunderbird before 24.0, Thunderbird ESR 17.x before 17.0.9, and SeaMonkey before 2.21 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted use of lists and floats within a multi-column layout.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1732 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 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 Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:1269 2013-09-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2013:1268 2013-09-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:1269 2013-09-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2013:1268 2013-09-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:1269 2013-09-17

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner 17.0.9-1.el5_9 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 xulrunner 17.0.9-1.el6_4 Fixed

Acknowledgements

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

External References