Bug 977599 - (CVE-2013-1684, CVE-2013-1685, CVE-2013-1686) CVE-2013-1684 CVE-2013-1685 CVE-2013-1686 Mozilla: Memory corruption found using Address Sanitizer (MFSA 2013-50)
CVE-2013-1684 CVE-2013-1685 CVE-2013-1686 Mozilla: Memory corruption found us...
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=critical,public=20130625,repor...
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Blocks: 972560
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Reported: 2013-06-24 21:52 EDT by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2015-08-22 12:24 EDT (History)
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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-06-24 21:52:12 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 problems rated 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 and buffer overflow flaws in code introduced during Firefox development. These were fixed before general release.

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


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http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-50.html


Acknowledgements:

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 2013-06-25 16:02:25 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2013:0982 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0982.html
Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2013-06-25 16:12:37 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2013:0981 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0981.html

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