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CVE-2014-1482

Impact: Critical
Public: 2014-02-04
Bugzilla: 1060942: CVE-2014-1482 Mozilla: Incorrect use of discarded images by RasterImage (MFSA 2014-04)
IAVA: 2014-A-0021

Details

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 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
RHEL Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0133 February 04, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0133 February 04, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2014:0132 February 04, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2014:0132 February 04, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0133 February 04, 2014

External References

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-04.html

Acknowledgements

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

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