Bug 1180973 (CVE-2014-8641) - CVE-2014-8641 Mozilla: Read-after-free in WebRTC (MFSA 2015-06)
Summary: CVE-2014-8641 Mozilla: Read-after-free in WebRTC (MFSA 2015-06)
Alias: CVE-2014-8641
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Version: unspecified
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Keywords: Security
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Blocks: 1179163
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2015-01-12 05:08 UTC by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2015-02-27 10:29 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2015-01-14 10:50:27 UTC
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2015:0046 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: firefox security and bug fix update 2015-01-14 04:18:51 UTC

Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2015-01-12 05:08:11 UTC
Security researcher Mitchell Harper discovered a read-after-free in WebRTC due to the way tracks are handled. This results in a either a potentially exploitable crash or incorrect WebRTC behavior. 

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Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Mitchell Harper as the original reporter.

Comment 1 errata-xmlrpc 2015-01-13 23:19:37 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

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

Via RHSA-2015:0046 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0046.html

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