CVE-2015-1242

NameCVE-2015-1242
DescriptionThe ReduceTransitionElementsKind function in hydrogen-check-elimination.cc in Google V8 before 4.2.77.8, as used in Google Chrome before 42.0.2311.90, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted JavaScript code that leverages "type confusion" in the check-elimination optimization.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3238-1
NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
chromium-browser (PTS)stretch70.0.3538.110-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)71.0.3578.80-1~deb9u1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
chromium-browsersourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
chromium-browsersourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life
chromium-browsersourcejessie42.0.2311.90-1~deb8u1DSA-3238-1
chromium-browsersource(unstable)42.0.2311.90-1

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