Mozilla

Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2012-58

Use-after-free issues found using Address Sanitizer

Announced
August 28, 2012
Reporter
Abhishek Arya
Impact
Critical
Products
Firefox, Firefox ESR, SeaMonkey, Thunderbird, Thunderbird ESR
Fixed in
  • Firefox 15
  • Firefox ESR 10.0.7
  • SeaMonkey 2.12
  • Thunderbird 15
  • Thunderbird ESR 10.0.7

Description

Security researcher Abhishek Arya (Inferno) of the Google Chrome Security Team discovered a series of use-after-free issues using the Address Sanitizer tool. Many of these issues are potentially exploitable, allowing for remote code execution.

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