Bug 977597 (CVE-2013-1682) - CVE-2013-1682 Mozilla: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:17.0.7) (MFSA 2013-49)
Summary: CVE-2013-1682 Mozilla: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:17.0.7) (MFSA ...
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2013-1682
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: 972560
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Reported: 2013-06-25 01:48 UTC by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2019-09-29 13:05 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2015-08-22 16:27:20 UTC


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System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2013:0981 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: firefox security update 2013-06-26 00:11:27 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2013:0982 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: thunderbird security update 2013-06-26 00:01:13 UTC

Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-06-25 01:48:32 UTC
Mozilla developers identified and fixed several memory safety bugs in the browser engine used in Firefox and other Mozilla-based products. Some of these bugs showed evidence of memory corruption under certain circumstances, and we presume that with enough effort at least some of these could be exploited to run arbitrary code.

In general these flaws cannot be exploited through email in the Thunderbird product because scripting is disabled, but are potentially a risk in browser or browser-like contexts.
Gary Kwong, Jesse Ruderman, and Andrew McCreight reported memory safety problems and crashes that affect Firefox ESR 17, and Firefox 21.


External Reference:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-49.html


Acknowledgements:

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Gary Kwong, Jesse Ruderman, and Andrew McCreight as the original reporter.

Comment 1 errata-xmlrpc 2013-06-25 20:02:19 UTC
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 20:12:31 UTC
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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