Use-after-free vulnerability in the serializeToStream implementation in the XMLSerializer component in Mozilla Firefox before 18.0, Firefox ESR 10.x before 10.0.12 and 17.x before 17.0.2, Thunderbird before 17.0.2, Thunderbird ESR 10.x before 10.0.12 and 17.x before 17.0.2, and SeaMonkey before 2.15 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted web content.
Published 2013-01-13 20:55:02
Updated 2020-08-04 16:21:38
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Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2013-0753

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 97.12%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 100 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

Metasploit modules for CVE-2013-0753

  • Firefox XMLSerializer Use After Free
    Disclosure Date: 2013-01-08
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    exploit/windows/browser/mozilla_firefox_xmlserializer
    This module exploits a vulnerability found on Firefox 17.0 (< 17.0.2), specifically a use-after-free of an Element object, when using the serializeToStream method with a specially crafted OutputStream defining its own write function. This module has been tested succe

CVSS scores for CVE-2013-0753

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Source
9.3
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.6
10.0
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CWE ids for CVE-2013-0753

  • Referencing memory after it has been freed can cause a program to crash, use unexpected values, or execute code.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2013-0753

Products affected by CVE-2013-0753

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