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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-0787

Original release date: 03/11/2013
Last revised: 11/02/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Use-after-free vulnerability in the nsEditor::IsPreformatted function in editor/libeditor/base/nsEditor.cpp in Mozilla Firefox before 19.0.2, Firefox ESR 17.x before 17.0.4, Thunderbird before 17.0.4, Thunderbird ESR 17.x before 17.0.4, and SeaMonkey before 2.16.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors involving an execCommand call.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0465
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0467
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16737
External Source: MISC
Name: http://twitter.com/thezdi/statuses/309484730506698752
External Source: MISC
Name: http://twitter.com/VUPEN/statuses/309505403631325184
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0468
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2013:0470
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2699
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=848644
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0627
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1758-1
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0431
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-29.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0614
External Source: MISC
Name: http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/HP-Security-Research-Blog/Pwn2Own-2013/ba-p/5981157

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)