Bug 1135862 (CVE-2014-1562) - CVE-2014-1562 Mozilla: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:rv:24.8) (MFSA 2014-67)
Summary: CVE-2014-1562 Mozilla: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:rv:24.8) (MFSA...
Alias: CVE-2014-1562
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Depends On:
Blocks: Embargoed1134262
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2014-09-01 04:49 UTC by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2023-05-12 04:46 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2014-09-03 23:20:17 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2014:1144 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: firefox security update 2014-09-04 02:08:51 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2014:1145 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: thunderbird security update 2014-09-03 22:04:44 UTC

Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2014-09-01 04:49:31 UTC
Mozilla developers and community 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.

Jan de Mooij reported a memory safety problem that affects Firefox ESR 24.7, ESR 31 and Firefox 31.

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Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Jan de Mooij as the original reporter.

Comment 1 errata-xmlrpc 2014-09-03 18:05:37 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2014:1145 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1145.html

Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2014-09-03 22:09:21 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2014:1144 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1144.html

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