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MFSA2015-85 Firefox: Out-of-bounds write with Updater and malicious MAR file (CVE-2015-4482)

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MFSA2015-85 Firefox: Out-of-bounds write with Updater and malicious MAR file (CVE-2015-4482)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/15/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/17/2015
Modified
04/05/2017

Description

mar_read.c in the Updater in Mozilla Firefox before 40.0 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.2 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) via a crafted name of a Mozilla Archive (aka MAR) file.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-esr-upgrade-38_2
  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-40_0

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