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MFSA2014-59 Firefox: Use-after-free in DirectWrite font handling (CVE-2014-1551)

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MFSA2014-59 Firefox: Use-after-free in DirectWrite font handling (CVE-2014-1551)

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/23/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/28/2014
Modified
04/05/2017

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the FontTableRec destructor in Mozilla Firefox before 31.0, Firefox ESR 24.x before 24.7, and Thunderbird before 24.7 on Windows allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted use of fonts in MathML content, leading to improper handling of a DirectWrite font-face object.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-esr-upgrade-24_7
  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-31_0

References

  • mozilla-firefox-esr-upgrade-24_7
  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-31_0

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