CVE-2015-2724

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2015-07-02
Bugzilla:
1236947: CVE-2015-2724 CVE-2015-2725 Mozilla: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:31.8 / rv:38.1) (MFSA 2015-59)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the browser engine in Mozilla Firefox before 39.0, Firefox ESR 31.x before 31.8 and 38.x before 38.1, and Thunderbird before 38.1 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2015-2724 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 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2015:1455 2015-07-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2015:1207 2015-07-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2015:1207 2015-07-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2015:1455 2015-07-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2015:1455 2015-07-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (firefox) RHSA-2015:1207 2015-07-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (thunderbird) RHSA-2015:1455 2015-07-20

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Bob Clary, Christian Holler, Bobby Holley, Andrew McCreight, Terrence Cole, Steve Fink, Mats Palmgren, Wes Kocher, and Andreas Pehrson as the original reporter.

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