Public Date:
1060945: CVE-2014-1486 Mozilla: Use-after-free with imgRequestProxy and image proccessing (MFSA 2014-08)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Use-after-free vulnerability in the imgRequestProxy function in Mozilla Firefox before 27.0, Firefox ESR 24.x before 24.3, Thunderbird before 24.3, and SeaMonkey before 2.24 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors involving unspecified Content-Type values for image data.

Find out more about CVE-2014-1486 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 Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0133 2014-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2014:0132 2014-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0133 2014-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2014:0132 2014-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0133 2014-02-04


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

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