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MFSA2014-44 Firefox: Use-after-free in imgLoader while resizing images (CVE-2014-1531)

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MFSA2014-44 Firefox: Use-after-free in imgLoader while resizing images (CVE-2014-1531)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/29/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/30/2014
Modified
08/10/2020

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the nsGenericHTMLElement::GetWidthHeightForImage function in Mozilla Firefox before 29.0, Firefox ESR 24.x before 24.5, Thunderbird before 24.5, and SeaMonkey before 2.26 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) via vectors involving an imgLoader object that is not properly handled during an image-resize operation.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-esr-upgrade-24_5
  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-29_0

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