CVE-2013-5590

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2013-10-29
Bugzilla:
1023835: CVE-2013-5590 Mozilla: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:17.0.10) (MFSA 2013-93)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the browser engine in Mozilla Firefox before 25.0, Firefox ESR 17.x before 17.0.10 and 24.x before 24.1, Thunderbird before 24.1, Thunderbird ESR 17.x before 17.0.10, and SeaMonkey before 2.22 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-2013-5590 from the MITRE CVE dictionary 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 6 (firefox) RHSA-2013:1476 2013-10-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:1480 2013-10-30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:1480 2013-10-30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2013:1476 2013-10-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:1480 2013-10-30

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Jesse Ruderman and Christoph Diehl as the original reporter.

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