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MFSA2015-53 Firefox: Use-after-free due to Media Decoder Thread creation during shutdown (CVE-2015-2715)

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MFSA2015-53 Firefox: Use-after-free due to Media Decoder Thread creation during shutdown (CVE-2015-2715)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/12/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/14/2015
Modified
04/05/2017

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.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-38_0

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