Mozilla Firefox 41 CryptoKey code

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A vulnerability has been found in Mozilla Firefox 41 (Web Browser) and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown code block of the component CryptoKey. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a code vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-17. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

The CryptoKey interface implementation in Mozilla Firefox before 42.0 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.4 lacks status checking, which allows attackers to have an unspecified impact via vectors related to a cryptographic key.

The weakness was disclosed 11/03/2015 as MFSA 2015-13 as confirmed security advisory (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability was named CVE-2015-7200 since 09/16/2015. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 86726 (CentOS 5 / 6 / 7 : firefox (CESA-2015:1982)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CentOS Local Security Checks and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 124474 (CentOS Security Update for thunderbird (CESA-2015:2519)).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (107812) and Tenable (86726).







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Class: Code

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Status: Unproven

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Nessus ID: 86726
Nessus Name: CentOS 5 / 6 / 7 : firefox (CESA-2015:1982)
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OpenVAS ID: 703393
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 3393-1 (iceweasel - security update)
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Advisory: MFSA 2015-13
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2015-7200 (🔍)

X-Force: 107812 - Mozilla Firefox CryptoKey code execution
SecurityTracker: 1034069
Vulnerability Center: 54159 - Mozilla Firefox before 42 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.4 Remote Unspecified Impact - CVE-2015-7200, Critical
SecurityFocus: 77411


Created: 11/05/2015 10:19 AM
Updated: 06/26/2022 09:39 AM
Changes: 11/05/2015 10:19 AM (76), 03/10/2018 11:24 AM (1), 06/26/2022 09:39 AM (3)
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