CVE-2015-7212

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2015-12-16
CWE:
CWE-190
Bugzilla:
1291587: CVE-2015-7212 Mozilla: Integer overflow allocating extremely large textures (MFSA 2015-139)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in the mozilla::layers::BufferTextureClient::AllocateForSurface function in Mozilla Firefox before 43.0 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.5 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by triggering a graphics operation that requires a large texture allocation.

Find out more about CVE-2015-7212 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

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 7 (thunderbird) RHSA-2016:0001 2016-01-05
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (thunderbird) RHSA-2016:0001 2016-01-05
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2016:0001 2016-01-05
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2015:2657 2015-12-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2015:2657 2015-12-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2016:0001 2016-01-05
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (firefox) RHSA-2015:2657 2015-12-16

Acknowledgements

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

External References

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