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MFSA2013-80 Firefox: NativeKey continues handling key messages after widget is destroyed (CVE-2013-1723)

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MFSA2013-80 Firefox: NativeKey continues handling key messages after widget is destroyed (CVE-2013-1723)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/18/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/25/2013
Modified
04/05/2017

Description

The NativeKey widget in Mozilla Firefox before 24.0, Thunderbird before 24.0, and SeaMonkey before 2.21 processes key messages after destruction by a dispatched event listener, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) by leveraging incorrect event usage after widget-memory reallocation.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-24_0

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