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MFSA2015-54 Firefox: Buffer overflow when parsing compressed XML (CVE-2015-2716)

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MFSA2015-54 Firefox: Buffer overflow when parsing compressed XML (CVE-2015-2716)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/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

Buffer overflow in the XML parser in Mozilla Firefox before 38.0, Firefox ESR 31.x before 31.7, and Thunderbird before 31.7 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by providing a large amount of compressed XML data, a related issue to CVE-2015-1283.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-esr-upgrade-31_7
  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-38_0

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