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CVE-2014-1482

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2014-02-04
Bugzilla:
1060942: CVE-2014-1482 Mozilla: Incorrect use of discarded images by RasterImage (MFSA 2014-04)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

RasterImage.cpp in Mozilla Firefox before 27.0, Firefox ESR 24.x before 24.3, Thunderbird before 24.3, and SeaMonkey before 2.24 does not prevent access to discarded data, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (incorrect write operations) via crafted image data, as demonstrated by Goo Create.

Find out more about CVE-2014-1482 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 Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0133 2014-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2014:0132 2014-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0133 2014-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2014:0132 2014-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0133 2014-02-04

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Fredrik "Flonka" Lönnqvist as the original reporter.

External References

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