Bug 1031461 - (CVE-2013-5607) CVE-2013-5607 nspr: Avoid unsigned integer wrapping in PL_ArenaAllocate (MFSA 2013-103)
CVE-2013-5607 nspr: Avoid unsigned integer wrapping in PL_ArenaAllocate (MFSA...
Status: NEW
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=moderate,public=20131119,repor...
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Depends On: 1031465 1031898 1032485 1032488 1033524 1033525
Blocks: 1030811
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Reported: 2013-11-17 22:15 EST by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2015-10-15 14:05 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: nspr-4.10.2-1.el6_5
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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-11-17 22:15:57 EST
Pascal Cuoq, RedHat developer Kamil Dudka, and Google developer Wan-Teh Chang found a flaw similar to CVE-2013-1741 in  Netscape Portable Runtime (NSPR) library code suffered the same integer truncation.

Upstream patch:
https://hg.mozilla.org/projects/nspr/rev/4df6bc35be64

External Reference:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-103.html


Acknowledgements:

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Pascal Cuoq, Kamil Dudka, and Wan-Teh Chang as the original reporters of this issue.
Comment 2 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-11-19 00:33:32 EST
Created nspr tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1031898]
Comment 4 Tomas Hoger 2013-11-20 06:29:41 EST
Fixed upstream in NSPR 4.10.2:

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/mozilla.dev.tech.nspr/_8AcygMEjSA

Upstream bug (currently non-public):

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=927687
Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2013-12-05 11:16:05 EST
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2013:1791 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1791.html
Comment 10 Fedora Update System 2013-12-10 21:05:08 EST
nspr-4.10.2-1.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 11 errata-xmlrpc 2013-12-12 14:04:01 EST
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2013:1829 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1829.html
Comment 12 Fedora Update System 2013-12-13 00:03:32 EST
nspr-4.10.2-1.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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