CVE-2013-5616

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2013-12-10
CWE:
CWE-416
Bugzilla:
1039422: CVE-2013-5616 Mozilla: Use-after-free in event listeners (MFSA 2013-108)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Use-after-free vulnerability in the nsEventListenerManager::HandleEventSubType function in Mozilla Firefox before 26.0, Firefox ESR 24.x before 24.2, Thunderbird before 24.2, and SeaMonkey before 2.23 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) via vectors related to mListeners event listeners.

Find out more about CVE-2013-5616 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:1823 2013-12-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:1823 2013-12-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2013:1823 2013-12-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2013:1812 2013-12-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2013:1812 2013-12-11

Acknowledgements

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

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