CVE-2015-2715

MEDIUM

Description

Race condition in the nsThreadManager::RegisterCurrentThread function in Mozilla Firefox before 38.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (use-after-free and heap memory corruption) by leveraging improper Media Decoder Thread creation at the time of a shutdown.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-05/msg00036.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2015/mfsa2015-53.html

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinapr2016-2952098.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/74611

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2602-1

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=988698

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201605-06

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-05-14

Updated: 2018-10-30

Type: CWE-362

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM