Mozilla

Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2014-48

Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:30.0 / rv:24.6)

Announced
June 10, 2014
Reporter
Mozilla Developers
Impact
Critical
Products
Firefox, Firefox ESR, SeaMonkey, Thunderbird
Fixed in
  • Firefox 30
  • Firefox ESR 24.6
  • SeaMonkey 2.26.1
  • Thunderbird 24.6

Description

Mozilla developers and community identified and fixed several memory safety bugs in the browser engine used in Firefox and other Mozilla-based products. Some of these bugs showed evidence of memory corruption under certain circumstances, and we presume that with enough effort at least some of these could be exploited to run arbitrary code.

References

Gary Kwong, Christoph Diehl, Christian Holler, Hannes Verschore, Jan de Mooij, Ryan VanderMeulen, Jeff Walden, and Kyle Huey reported memory safety problems and crashes that affect Firefox ESR 24.5 and Firefox 29.

Gary Kwong, Jesse Ruderman, Christian Holler, Gregor Wagner, Benoit Jacob, Karl Tomlinson, and Jeff Walden reported memory safety problems and crashes that affect Firefox 29.