CVE-2015-2743

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2015-07-02
CWE:
CWE-250
Bugzilla:
1236964: CVE-2015-2743 Mozilla: Privilege escalation through internal workers (MFSA 2015-69)
A flaw was discovered in Mozilla's PDF.js PDF file viewer. When combined with another vulnerability, it could allow execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Firefox.

Find out more about CVE-2015-2743 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue does not affect the version of thunderbird package, as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and 7.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5.1
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
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 6 (firefox) RHSA-2015:1207 2015-07-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2015:1207 2015-07-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (firefox) RHSA-2015:1207 2015-07-03

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 thunderbird Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 thunderbird Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 thunderbird Not affected

Acknowledgements

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

External References

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