Bug 1195631 (CVE-2015-0825) - CVE-2015-0825 Mozilla: Buffer underflow during MP3 playback (MFSA 2015-21)
Summary: CVE-2015-0825 Mozilla: Buffer underflow during MP3 playback (MFSA 2015-21)
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2015-0825
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1193790
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2015-02-24 08:32 UTC by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2021-02-17 05:36 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2015-02-24 19:44:30 UTC


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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2015-02-24 08:32:46 UTC
Security researcher Atte Kettunen used the Address Sanitizer tool to discover a buffer underflow during audio playback of a badly formatted MP3 audio files. Through memory allocation manipulation it may be possible to incorporate parts of Firefox memory into an MP3 stream accessible to scripts on the page. 


External Reference:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2015-21


Acknowledgements:

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Atte Kettunen as the original reporter.

Statement:

This issue does not affect the version of firefox and thunderbird as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and 7.


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