CVE-2014-1523

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2014-04-29
CWE:
CWE-125
Bugzilla:
1092660: CVE-2014-1523 Mozilla: Out of bounds read while decoding JPG images (MFSA-2014-37)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Heap-based buffer overflow in the read_u32 function in Mozilla Firefox before 29.0, Firefox ESR 24.x before 24.5, Thunderbird before 24.5, and SeaMonkey before 2.26 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and application crash) via a crafted JPEG image.

Find out more about CVE-2014-1523 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2014:0448 2014-04-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0449 2014-04-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0449 2014-04-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2014:0449 2014-04-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2014:0448 2014-04-29

Acknowledgements

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

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