CVE-2015-0831

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2015-02-24
CWE:
CWE-416
Bugzilla:
1195619: CVE-2015-0831 Mozilla: Use-after-free in IndexedDB (MFSA 2015-16)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Use-after-free vulnerability in the mozilla::dom::IndexedDB::IDBObjectStore::CreateIndex function in Mozilla Firefox before 36.0, Firefox ESR 31.x before 31.5, and Thunderbird before 31.5 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) via crafted content that is improperly handled during IndexedDB index creation.

Find out more about CVE-2015-0831 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (firefox) RHSA-2015:0265 2015-02-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2015:0266 2015-02-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (firefox) RHSA-2015:0629 2015-03-05
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (thunderbird) RHSA-2015:0642 2015-03-05
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2015:0266 2015-02-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2015:0266 2015-02-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2015:0265 2015-02-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2015:0265 2015-02-24

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Paul Bandha as the original reporter.

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