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CVE-2014-1556

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2014-07-22
Bugzilla:
1121478: CVE-2014-1556 Mozilla: Exploitable WebGL crash with Cesium JavaScript library (MFSA 2014-62)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla Firefox before 31.0, Firefox ESR 24.x before 24.7, and Thunderbird before 24.7 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted WebGL content constructed with the Cesium JavaScript library.

Find out more about CVE-2014-1556 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-2014:0919 2014-07-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2014:0919 2014-07-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0918 2014-07-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0918 2014-07-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0918 2014-07-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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 Patrick Cozzi as the original reporter.

External References

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