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CVE-2014-1541

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2014-06-10
CWE:
CWE-416
Bugzilla:
1107424: CVE-2014-1541 Mozilla: Use-after-free with SMIL Animation Controller (MFSA 2014-52)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Use-after-free vulnerability in the RefreshDriverTimer::TickDriver function in the SMIL Animation Controller in Mozilla Firefox before 30.0, Firefox ESR 24.x before 24.6, and Thunderbird before 24.6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) via crafted web content.

Find out more about CVE-2014-1541 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 7 (firefox) RHSA-2014:0741 2014-06-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0742 2014-06-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0742 2014-06-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0742 2014-06-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2014:0741 2014-06-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2014:0741 2014-06-10

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 7 xulrunner 24.6.0-1.el7_0 Fixed

Acknowledgements

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

External References

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