Public Date:
1077013: CVE-2014-1493 Mozilla: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:24.4) (MFSA 2014-15)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the browser engine in Mozilla Firefox before 28.0, Firefox ESR 24.x before 24.4, Thunderbird before 24.4, and SeaMonkey before 2.25 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-2014-1493 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 version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0316 2014-03-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0316 2014-03-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0316 2014-03-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2014:0310 2014-03-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2014:0310 2014-03-18


Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Benoit Jacob, Olli Pettay, Jan Varga, Jan de Mooij, Jesse Ruderman, Dan Gohman, and Christoph Diehl as the original reporter.

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