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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-1538

Use-after-free vulnerability in the nsTextEditRules::CreateMozBR function in Mozilla Firefox before 30.0, Firefox ESR 24.x before 24.6, and Thunderbird before 24.6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) via unspecified vectors.
Publish Date : 2014-06-11 Last Update Date : 2017-12-27
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeMemory corruption
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2014-0741 -- firefox security update (critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27326 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2014-0742 -- thunderbird security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27237 unix
DSA-2955-1 iceweasel - security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25038 unix
DSA-2960-1 icedove - security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24891 unix
ELSA-2014:0741: firefox security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25005 unix
ELSA-2014:0742: thunderbird security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25198 unix
RHSA-2014:0741: firefox security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24262 unix
RHSA-2014:0741: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20140741 unix
RHSA-2014:0742: thunderbird security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24670 unix
RHSA-2014:0742: thunderbird security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20140742 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0824-2 -- Security update for MozillaFirefox oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26137 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0824-1 -- Security update for MozillaFirefox oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26138 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0824-3 -- Security update for MozillaFirefox oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25411 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0905-1 -- Security update for Mozilla Firefox oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26284 unix
Use-after-free vulnerability in the nsTextEditRules::CreateMozBR function in Mozilla Firefox before 30.0, Firefox ESR 24... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24267 windows
USN-2243-1 -- firefox vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24900 unix
USN-2250-1 -- thunderbird vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25064 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-1538

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox 29.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 24.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 24.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 24.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 24.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 24.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 24.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 24.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 24.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 24.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 24.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 24.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 24.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 24.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 24.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 24.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 24.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 24.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 1
Mozilla Firefox Esr 9
Mozilla Thunderbird 8

- References For CVE-2014-1538
SECTRACK 1030386
REDHAT RHSA-2014:0742
BID 67976 Mozilla Firefox/Thunderbird CVE-2014-1538 Memory Corruption Vulnerability Release Date:2014-09-15
REDHAT RHSA-2014:0741
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:0858
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:0797
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:0824
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:0819

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-1538

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