Bug 1330275 (CVE-2016-2811)

Summary: CVE-2016-2811 Mozilla: Use-after-free and buffer overflow in Service Workers (MFSA 2016-42)
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Siddharth Sharma <sisharma>
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Description Siddharth Sharma 2016-04-25 18:52:38 UTC
Security researcher Looben Yang reported issue discovered in Service Workers using Address Sanitizer.

use-after-free vulnerability caused by ServiceWorkerInfo object being kept active beyond the life its owning registration. When it is later called through this registration, a use-after-free results.

External Reference:

https://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-42.html

Comment 1 Siddharth Sharma 2016-04-25 18:52:45 UTC
Acknowledgments:

Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: Looben Yang