Bug 962598 (CVE-2013-1674)

Summary: CVE-2013-1674 Mozilla: Use-after-free with video and onresize event (MFSA 2013-46)
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala <huzaifas>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
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Version: unspecifiedCC: jhorak, jrusnack, security-response-team, stransky
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OS: Linux   
Whiteboard: impact=critical,public=20130514,reported=20130514,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 2013-05-13 22:14:52 EDT
Security researcher Nils reported a use-after-free when resizing video while playing. This could allow for arbitrary code execution.

In general these flaws cannot be exploited through email in the Thunderbird product because scripting is disabled, but are potentially a risk in browser or browser-like contexts.


External Reference:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-46.html


Acknowledgements:

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Nils as the original reporter.
Comment 1 errata-xmlrpc 2013-05-14 16:03:30 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2013:0821 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0821.html
Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2013-05-14 16:04:42 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2013:0820 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0820.html