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Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2014-53

Buffer overflow in Web Audio Speex resampler

Announced
June 10, 2014
Reporter
Holger Fuhrmannek
Impact
Critical
Products
Firefox, SeaMonkey
Fixed in
  • Firefox 30
  • SeaMonkey 2.26.1

Description

Security researcher Holger Fuhrmannek used the used the Address Sanitizer tool to discover a buffer overflow with the Speex resampler in Web Audio when working with audio content that exceeds expected bounds. This leads to a potentially exploitable crash.

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