Bug 1077492 - (CVE-2014-1513) CVE-2014-1513 Mozilla: Out-of-bounds read/write through neutering ArrayBuffer objects (MFSA 2014-31)
CVE-2014-1513 Mozilla: Out-of-bounds read/write through neutering ArrayBuffer...
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Blocks: 1074395
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Reported: 2014-03-18 01:26 EDT by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2016-03-04 07:40 EST (History)
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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2014-03-18 01:26:50 EDT
Security researcher Jüri Aedla, via TippingPoint's Pwn2Own contest, reported that TypedArrayObject does not handle the case where ArrayBuffer objects are neutered, setting their length to zero while still in use. This leads to out-of-bounds reads and writes into the JavaScript heap, allowing for arbitrary code execution.

In general this flaw cannot be exploited through email in the Thunderbird and Seamonkey products because scripting is disabled, but is potentially a risk in browser or browser-like contexts.


External Reference:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-31.html


Acknowledgements:

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Jüri Aedla as the original reporter.
Comment 1 errata-xmlrpc 2014-03-18 16:35:25 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2014:0310 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0310.html
Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2014-03-19 13:27:12 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2014:0316 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0316.html

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