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CVE-2013-5599

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Use-after-free vulnerability in the nsIPresShell::GetPresContext function in the PresShell (aka presentation shell) implementation 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 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption and application crash) via vectors involving a CANVAS element, a mozTextStyle attribute, and an onresize event.

Details Source

Mitre

Public Date

2013-10-29 00:00:00

Impact

Critical

Bugzilla

CVE-2013-5599 CVE-2013-5600 CVE-2013-5601 Mozilla: Miscellaneous use-after-free issues found through ASAN fuzzing (MFSA 2013-100)

Bugzilla ID

1 023 843

CVSS Status

verified

Base Score

6.80

Base Metrics

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Acknowledgements

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

External References

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-100.html

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

CWE

CWE-416

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 xulrunner 17.0.10-1.el6_4 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 xulrunner 17.0.10-1.el5_10 Fixed