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CVE-2015-8512 Detail

Current Description

The lockscreen feature in Mozilla Firefox OS before 2.5 does not properly restrict failed authentication attempts, which makes it easier for physically proximate attackers to obtain access by entering many passcode guesses.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 0.9


Attack Vector (AV): Physical
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2015/mfsa2015-151.html Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1181571

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Access Control (CWE-284)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:mozilla:firefox_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.2


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8512
NVD Published Date:
01/08/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/14/2016