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CVE-2015-7217 Detail

Description

The gdk-pixbuf configuration in Mozilla Firefox before 43.0 on Linux GNOME platforms incorrectly enables the TGA decoder, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) via a crafted Truevision TGA image.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/16/2015

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

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


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-December/174083.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-December/174253.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-12/msg00104.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-02/msg00007.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-02/msg00008.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2015/mfsa2015-143.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/79278
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034426
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2833-1
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1203078
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201512-10

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-7217
NVD Published Date:
12/16/2015
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018