CVE-2014-1477

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2014-02-04
Bugzilla:
1060938: CVE-2014-1477 Mozilla: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:24.3) (MFSA 2014-01)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the browser engine in Mozilla Firefox before 27.0, Firefox ESR 24.x before 24.3, Thunderbird before 24.3, and SeaMonkey before 2.24 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-2014-1477 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 Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0133 2014-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0133 2014-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2014:0132 2014-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0133 2014-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2014:0132 2014-02-04

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Christian Holler, Terrence Cole, Jesse Ruderman, Gary Kwong, Eric Rescorla, Jonathan Kew, Dan Gohman, Ryan VanderMeulen, and Sotaro Ikeda as the original reporter.

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