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CVE-2015-4495 Detail

Description

The PDF reader in Mozilla Firefox before 39.0.3, Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.1.1, and Firefox OS before 2.2 allows remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy, and read arbitrary files or gain privileges, via vectors involving crafted JavaScript code and a native setter, as exploited in the wild in August 2015.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/07/2015

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00009.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00010.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00014.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00015.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00021.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-09/msg00016.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1581.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2015/mfsa2015-78.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinapr2016-2952098.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76249 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033216 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2707-1 Third Party Advisory
https://blog.mozilla.org/security/2015/08/06/firefox-exploit-found-in-the-wild/ Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1178058 Issue Tracking
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1179262 Issue Tracking
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201512-10
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/37772/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-4495
NVD Published Date:
08/07/2015
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018