CVE Database

CVE-2013-5600

Impact: Critical
Public: 2013-10-29
Bugzilla: 1023843: CVE-2013-5599 CVE-2013-5600 CVE-2013-5601 Mozilla: Miscellaneous use-after-free issues found through ASAN fuzzing (MFSA 2013-100)
IAVA: 2013-A-0203

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Use-after-free vulnerability in the nsIOService::NewChannelFromURIWithProxyFlags function 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 via vectors involving a blob: URL.

Find out more about CVE-2013-5600 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
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:1480 October 30, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:1480 October 30, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2013:1476 October 29, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2013:1476 October 29, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:1480 October 30, 2013

External References

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

Acknowledgements

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

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