Mozilla SeaMonkey up to 2.20 drawLineLoop memory corruption

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A vulnerability, which was classified as very critical, has been found in Mozilla SeaMonkey (Web Browser). This issue affects the function drawLineLoop. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-119. The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Integer overflow in the drawLineLoop function in the libGLESv2 library in Almost Native Graphics Layer Engine (ANGLE), as used in Mozilla Firefox before 24.0 and SeaMonkey before 2.21, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted web site.

The weakness was presented 09/18/2013 by Christian Holler (Inferno) with Google as Bug 890277 as not defined bug report (Bugzilla). The advisory is shared at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2013-1721 since 02/13/2013. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 01/07/2022).

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 70036 (Fedora 19 : firefox-24.0-1.fc19 / xulrunner-24.0-2.fc19 (2013-16992)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Fedora Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 195953 (Ubuntu Security Notification for Firefox Vulnerabilities (USN-1951-1)).

Upgrading to version 2.1 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (70036). See 10400, 10401, 10402 and 10403 for similar entries.







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VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.5

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 70036
Nessus Name: Fedora 19 : firefox-24.0-1.fc19 / xulrunner-24.0-2.fc19 (2013-16992)
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OpenVAS ID: 803605
OpenVAS Name: Mozilla Firefox Multiple Vulnerabilities-01 Sep13 (Windows)
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Upgrade: SeaMonkey 2.1


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Advisory: Bug 890277
Researcher: Christian Holler (Inferno)
Organization: Google
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2013-1721 (🔍)

Vulnerability Center: 41538 - Mozilla Firefox and Seamonkey Remote Code Execution and DoS Vulnerability due to Integer Overflow (CVE-2013-1721), Critical
SecurityFocus: 62447 - RETIRED: Mozilla Firefox/Thunderbird/SeaMonkey MFSA 2013-76 through -92 Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Created: 03/24/2015 03:54 PM
Updated: 01/07/2022 04:23 PM
Changes: 03/24/2015 03:54 PM (73), 05/11/2017 08:52 AM (7), 01/07/2022 04:23 PM (2)
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