Bug 1252277 (CVE-2015-4477) - CVE-2015-4477 Mozilla: Use-after-free in MediaStream playback (MFSA 2015-81)
Summary: CVE-2015-4477 Mozilla: Use-after-free in MediaStream playback (MFSA 2015-81)
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2015-4477
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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urgent
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1251515
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Reported: 2015-08-11 06:16 UTC by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2021-02-17 05:02 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2015-08-12 04:35:02 UTC


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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2015-08-11 06:16:02 UTC
Security researcher SkyLined reported a use-after-free issue in how audio is handled through the Web Audio API during MediaStream playback through interactions with the Web Audio API. This results in a potentially exploitable crash. 


External Reference:

https://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2015/mfsa2015-81.html


Acknowledgements:

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges SkyLined 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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