The sec_asn1d_parse_leaf function in Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS) before 3.19.2.1 and 3.20.x before 3.20.1, as used in Firefox before 42.0 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.4 and other products, improperly restricts access to an unspecified data structure, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted OCTET STRING data, related to a "use-after-poison" issue.
Published 2015-11-05 05:59:06
Updated 2017-11-04 01:29:09
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute codeDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-7181

7.25%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 94 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-7181

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
10.0
6.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2015-7181

  • The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it reads from or writes to a memory location outside the buffer's intended boundary. This may result in read or write operations on unexpected memory locations that could be linked to other variables, data structures, or internal program data.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2015-7181

Products affected by CVE-2015-7181

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