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MFSA2014-30 Firefox: Use-after-free in TypeObject (CVE-2014-1512)

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MFSA2014-30 Firefox: Use-after-free in TypeObject (CVE-2014-1512)

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/18/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/19/2014
Modified
08/12/2020

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the TypeObject class in the JavaScript engine in Mozilla Firefox before 28.0, Firefox ESR 24.x before 24.4, Thunderbird before 24.4, and SeaMonkey before 2.25 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by triggering extensive memory consumption while garbage collection is occurring, as demonstrated by improper handling of BumpChunk objects.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-esr-upgrade-24_4
  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-28_0

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