Bug 877615 (CVE-2012-4202)

Summary: CVE-2012-4202 Mozilla: Buffer overflow while rendering GIF images (MFSA 2012-92)
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala <huzaifas>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: gecko-bugs-nobody, jhorak, maurizio, security-response-team, stransky
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OS: Linux   
Whiteboard: impact=critical,public=20121120,reported=20121117,source=mozilla,cvss2=6.8/AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P,rhel-5/firefox=affected,rhel-6/firefox=affected,rhel-5/thunderbird=affected,rhel-6/thunderbird=affected
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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2012-11-17 06:13:10 EST
Security researcher Atte Kettunen from OUSPG used the Address Sanitizer tool to discover a buffer overflow while rendering GIF format images. This issue is potentially exploitable and could lead to arbitrary code execution. 


External Reference:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-92.html


Acknowledgements:

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Atte Kettunen from OUSPG as the original reporter.
Comment 1 errata-xmlrpc 2012-11-20 16:51:37 EST
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2012:1483 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1483.html
Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2012-11-20 17:12:14 EST
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2012:1482 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1482.html