Bug 892150 (CVE-2013-0754)

Summary: CVE-2013-0754 Mozilla: Use-after-free in ListenerManager (MFSA 2013-17)
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, hpfeil, jhorak, jrusnack, security-response-team, stransky
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Whiteboard: impact=critical,public=20130108,reported=20130105,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,cwe=CWE-416
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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-01-05 08:43:01 EST
Security researcher regenrecht reported via TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative a use-after-free within the ListenerManager when garbage collection is forced after data in listener objects have been allocated in some circumstances. This results in a use-after-free which can lead to arbitrary code execution. 

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Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges regenrecht as the original reporter.
Comment 1 errata-xmlrpc 2013-01-08 16:17:28 EST
This issue has been addressed in following products:

   Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2013:0145 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0145.html
Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2013-01-08 16:39:18 EST
This issue has been addressed in following products:

   Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2013:0144 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0144.html
Comment 3 Henry Pfeil 2013-01-12 10:47:01 EST
These critical security issues apply to Thunderbird and Seamonkey, too.