CVE-2015-2738

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2015-07-02
Bugzilla:
1236956: CVE-2015-2734 CVE-2015-2735 CVE-2015-2736 CVE-2015-2737 CVE-2015-2738 CVE-2015-2739 CVE-2015-2740 Mozilla: Vulnerabilities found through code inspection (MFSA 2015-66)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The YCbCrImageDataDeserializer::ToDataSourceSurface function in the YCbCr implementation in Mozilla Firefox before 39.0, Firefox ESR 31.x before 31.8 and 38.x before 38.1, and Thunderbird before 38.1 reads data from uninitialized memory locations, which has unspecified impact and attack vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2015-2738 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 Ronald Crane as the original reporter.

External References

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