Vulnerability CVE-2015-4495


Published: 2015-08-07   Modified: 2015-08-08

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.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Low
Firefox < 39.03 - pdf.js Same Origin Policy Exploit
In Ming Loh
16.08.2015

Type:

CWE-200

(Information Exposure)

Vendor: Mozilla
Product: Firefox 
Version: 39.0;
Product: Firefox esr 
Version:
38.1.0
38.0.5
38.0.1
38.0
Product: Firefox os 
Version: 2.1.0;
Vendor: Canonical
Product: Ubuntu linux 
Version:
15.04
14.04
12.04
Vendor: Opensuse
Product: Opensuse 
Version: 13.2; 13.1;
Vendor: Novell
Product: Opensuse 
Version: 13.2; 13.1;
Product: Suse linux enterprise server 
Version: 12.0;
Product: Suse linux enterprise desktop 
Version: 12.0;
Product: Suse linux enterprise software development kit 
Version: 12.0;
Vendor: Oracle
Product: Solaris 
Version: 11.3;

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
None

 References:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00009.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00010.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00014.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00015.html
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
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2015/mfsa2015-78.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinapr2016-2952098.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76249
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033216
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2707-1
https://blog.mozilla.org/security/2015/08/06/firefox-exploit-found-in-the-wild/
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1178058
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1179262
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201512-10
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/37772/

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