Bug 962603 - (CVE-2013-1676, CVE-2013-1677, CVE-2013-1678, CVE-2013-1679, CVE-2013-1680, CVE-2013-1681) CVE-2013-1676 CVE-2013-1677 CVE-2013-1678 CVE-2013-1679 CVE-2013-1680 CVE-2013-1681 Mozilla: Memory corruption found using Address Sanitizer (MFSA 2013-48)
CVE-2013-1676 CVE-2013-1677 CVE-2013-1678 CVE-2013-1679 CVE-2013-1680 CVE-201...
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Blocks: 959859
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Reported: 2013-05-13 22:21 EDT by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2013-05-14 17:04 EDT (History)
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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-05-13 22:21:46 EDT
Security researcher Abhishek Arya (Inferno) of the Google Chrome Security Team used the Address Sanitizer tool to discover a series of use-after-free, out of bounds read, and invalid write problems rated as moderate to critical as security issues in shipped software. Some of these issues are potentially exploitable, allowing for remote code execution. We would also like to thank Abhishek for reporting additional use-after-free flaws in dir=auto code introduced during Firefox development. These were fixed before general release.


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http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-48.html


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Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Abhishek Arya as the original reporter.
Comment 1 errata-xmlrpc 2013-05-14 16:03:39 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 16:04:51 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

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