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1077025: CVE-2014-1508 Mozilla: Information disclosure through polygon rendering in MathML (MFSA 2014-26)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The!gfxContext::Polygon 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 memory, cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and application crash), or possibly bypass the Same Origin Policy via vectors involving MathML polygon rendering.

Find out more about CVE-2014-1508 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

Find out more about Red Hat support for the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).

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


Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Tyson Smith and Jesse Schwartzentruber as the original reporter.

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