CVE-2014-1547

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2014-07-22
Bugzilla:
1121464: CVE-2014-1547 Mozilla: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:24.7) (MFSA 2014-56)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the browser engine in Mozilla Firefox before 31.0, Firefox ESR 24.x before 24.7, and Thunderbird before 24.7 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-2014-1547 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-2014:0918 2014-07-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0918 2014-07-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (firefox) RHSA-2014:0919 2014-07-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0918 2014-07-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 7 (firefox) RHSA-2014:0919 2014-07-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (firefox) RHSA-2014:0919 2014-07-22

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 7 xulrunner 24.7.0-1.el7_0 Fixed

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Christian Holler, David Keeler and Byron Campen as the original reporter.

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