Bug 911865 (CVE-2013-0780, CVE-2013-0782) - CVE-2013-0780 CVE-2013-0782 Mozilla: Use-after-free, out of bounds read, and buffer overflow issues found using Address Sanitizer (MFSA 2013-28)
Summary: CVE-2013-0780 CVE-2013-0782 Mozilla: Use-after-free, out of bounds read, and ...
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2013-0780, CVE-2013-0782
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
urgent
urgent
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 895009
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2013-02-16 09:30 UTC by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2019-09-29 13:01 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-04-12 16:10:33 UTC


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System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2013:0271 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: firefox security update 2013-02-20 04:02:25 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2013:0272 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: thunderbird security update 2013-02-20 03:12:25 UTC

Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-02-16 09:30:30 UTC
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 buffer overflow problems rated as low to critical 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 four additional use-after-free and out of bounds write flaws introduced during Firefox development that 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.



External Reference:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-28.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 2013-02-19 22:13:32 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2013:0272 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0272.html

Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2013-02-19 23:04:17 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2013:0271 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0271.html


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