CVE-2013-1725

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2013-09-17
Bugzilla:
1009033: CVE-2013-1725 Mozilla: Calling scope for new Javascript objects can lead to memory corruption (MFSA 2013-82)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla Firefox before 24.0, Firefox ESR 17.x before 17.0.9, Thunderbird before 24.0, Thunderbird ESR 17.x before 17.0.9, and SeaMonkey before 2.21 do not ensure that initialization occurs for JavaScript objects with compartments, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by leveraging incorrect scope handling.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1725 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5.1
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
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 (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:1269 2013-09-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2013:1268 2013-09-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:1269 2013-09-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2013:1268 2013-09-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:1269 2013-09-17

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Ms2ger as the original reporter.

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