CVE-2013-5607

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2013-11-19
IAVA:
2016-A-0293
Bugzilla:
1031461: CVE-2013-5607 nspr: Avoid unsigned integer wrapping in PL_ArenaAllocate (MFSA 2013-103)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in the PL_ArenaAllocate function in Mozilla Netscape Portable Runtime (NSPR) before 4.10.2, as used in Firefox before 25.0.1, Firefox ESR 17.x before 17.0.11 and 24.x before 24.1.1, and SeaMonkey before 2.22.1, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted X.509 certificate, a related issue to CVE-2013-1741.

Find out more about CVE-2013-5607 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (nspr) RHSA-2013:1829 2013-12-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (nspr) RHSA-2013:1791 2013-12-05

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 nspr Not affected

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Pascal Cuoq, Kamil Dudka, and Wan-Teh Chang as the original reporters of this issue.

Mitigation

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