CVE-2019-17015

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Description

During the initialization of a new content process, a pointer offset can be manipulated leading to memory corruption and a potentially exploitable crash in the parent process. *Note: this issue only occurs on Windows. Other operating systems are unaffected.*. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 68.4 and Firefox < 72.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-01/msg00029.html

http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/155912/Slackware-Security-Advisory-mozilla-thunderbird-Updates.html

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1599005

https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2020/Jan/18

https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2020-01/

https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2020-02/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-01-08

Updated: 2020-01-13

Type: CWE-787

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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

CVSS v3

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (9 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
150661SUSE SLES11 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (SUSE-SU-2020:14268-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
133199openSUSE Security Update : MozillaThunderbird (openSUSE-2020-94)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
132949openSUSE Security Update : MozillaFirefox (openSUSE-2020-60)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
132921SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (SUSE-SU-2020:0078-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
132852SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (SUSE-SU-2020:0068-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
132847Slackware 14.2 / current : mozilla-thunderbird (SSA:2020-010-01)NessusSlackware Local Security Checks
high
132774Mozilla Thunderbird < 68.4.1NessusWindows
high
132711Mozilla Firefox ESR < 68.4 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
high
132709Mozilla Firefox < 72.0 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
high