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CVE-2014-1497

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2014-03-18
CWE:
CWE-125
Bugzilla:
1077016: CVE-2014-1497 Mozilla: Out of bounds read during WAV file decoding (MFSA 2014-17)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The mozilla::WaveReader::DecodeAudioData function in Mozilla Firefox before 28.0, Firefox ESR 24.x before 24.4, Thunderbird before 24.4, and SeaMonkey before 2.25 allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from process heap memory, cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and application crash), or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted WAV file.

Find out more about CVE-2014-1497 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 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2014:0310 2014-03-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0316 2014-03-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0316 2014-03-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2014:0310 2014-03-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0316 2014-03-19

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Atte Kettunen as the original reporter.

External References

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