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MFSA2014-04 Firefox: Incorrect use of discarded images by RasterImage (CVE-2014-1482)

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MFSA2014-04 Firefox: Incorrect use of discarded images by RasterImage (CVE-2014-1482)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
02/04/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/05/2014
Modified
08/13/2020

Description

RasterImage.cpp in Mozilla Firefox before 27.0, Firefox ESR 24.x before 24.3, Thunderbird before 24.3, and SeaMonkey before 2.24 does not prevent access to discarded data, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (incorrect write operations) via crafted image data, as demonstrated by Goo Create.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-esr-upgrade-24_3
  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-27_0

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