Vulnerability Details

Mozilla Products Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities - July12 (Mac OS X)

Published: 2012-07-24 05:43:01
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact:
Successful exploitation could allow attackers to obtain sensitive information, execute arbitrary code in the context of the browser or cause a denial of service.

Affected Versions:
SeaMonkey version before 2.11 Thunderbird version 5.0 through 13.0 Mozilla Firefox version 4.x through 13.0 on Mac OS X

Technical Details:
- An out-of-bounds read error in the qcms_transform_data_rgb_out_lut_sse2 function in the QCMS implementation, can be exploited to disclose certain process memory via a crafted color profile. - Multiple unspecified errors within the browser engine can be exploited to corrupt memory.

Summary:
This host is installed with Mozilla firefox/thunderbird/seamonkey and is prone to multiple vulnerabilities.

Recommendations:
Upgrade to Mozilla Firefox version 14.0 or later, upgrade to SeaMonkey version to 2.11 or later, upgrade to Thunderbird version to 14.0 or later.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-1949
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-1960

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/54580
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/54572

References:

http://secunia.com/advisories/49965
http://securitytracker.com/id/1027256
http://securitytracker.com/id/1027257
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-42.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-50.html
http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/all.html
http://www.mozilla.org/projects/seamonkey/
http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/

Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3
Published
2012-07-24
Modified
2018-10-12
Category
General

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