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Out-of-bounds Read


Severity High
Score 9.1/10


An out-of-bounds read while processing SVG content in "ConvolvePixel". This results in a crash and also allows for otherwise inaccessible memory being copied into SVG graphic content, which could then displayed. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 52.1, Firefox ESR < 45.9, Firefox ESR < 52.1, and Firefox < 53.

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  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-125 - Out-of-Bounds Read

Out-of-bounds read is a vulnerability that allows access to memory beyond the authorized accessible location. Such a vulnerability compromises the confidentiality of the trusted environment in the application and enables an attacker to launch further attacks by leveraging the exposed information.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published