CVE-2013-5604

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2013-10-29
Bugzilla:
1023863: CVE-2013-5604 Mozilla: Access violation with XSLT and uninitialized data (MFSA 2013-95)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The txXPathNodeUtils::getBaseURI function in the XSLT processor in Mozilla Firefox before 25.0, Firefox ESR 17.x before 17.0.10 and 24.x before 24.1, Thunderbird before 24.1, Thunderbird ESR 17.x before 17.0.10, and SeaMonkey before 2.22 does not properly initialize data, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer overflow and application crash) via crafted documents.

Find out more about CVE-2013-5604 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

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 6 (firefox) RHSA-2013:1476 2013-10-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:1480 2013-10-30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:1480 2013-10-30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2013:1476 2013-10-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:1480 2013-10-30

Acknowledgements

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

External References

Last Modified

CVE description copyright © 2017, The MITRE Corporation

Close

Welcome! Check out the Getting Started with Red Hat page for quick tours and guides for common tasks.