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MFSA2015-18 Firefox: Double-free when using non-default memory allocators with a zero-length XHR (CVE-2015-0828)

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MFSA2015-18 Firefox: Double-free when using non-default memory allocators with a zero-length XHR (CVE-2015-0828)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/25/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/26/2015
Modified
04/05/2017

Description

Double free vulnerability in the nsXMLHttpRequest::GetResponse function in Mozilla Firefox before 36.0, when a nonstandard memory allocator is used, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) via crafted JavaScript code that makes an XMLHttpRequest call with zero bytes of data.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-36_0

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