CVE-2015-7183

NameCVE-2015-7183
DescriptionInteger overflow in the PL_ARENA_ALLOCATE implementation in Netscape Portable Runtime (NSPR) 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, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via unspecified vectors.
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)
ReferencesDLA-344-1, DSA-3393-1, DSA-3406-1
NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
nspr (PTS)stretch2:4.12-6fixed
buster2:4.20-1fixed
bullseye2:4.29-1fixed
bookworm, sid2:4.32-1fixed
virtualbox (PTS)sid/contrib6.1.26-dfsg-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
icedovesourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
icedovesource(unstable)31.7.0-1~deb8u1
iceweaselsourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
iceweaselsourcewheezy38.4.0esr-1~deb7u1DSA-3393-1
iceweaselsourcejessie38.4.0esr-1~deb8u1DSA-3393-1
iceweaselsource(unstable)38.4.0esr-1
nsprsourcesqueeze4.8.6-1+squeeze3DLA-344-1
nsprsourcewheezy2:4.9.2-1+deb7u3DSA-3406-1
nsprsourcejessie2:4.10.7-1+deb8u1DSA-3406-1
nsprsource(unstable)2:4.10.10-1
virtualboxsourcejessie4.3.36-dfsg-1+deb8u1
virtualboxsource(unstable)5.0.10-dfsg-1
virtualbox-osesourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
virtualbox-osesource(unstable)(unfixed)

Notes

[squeeze] - virtualbox-ose <end-of-life> (No longer supported in Squeeze LTS)
[wheezy] - virtualbox <no-dsa> (Minor issue, will be fixed when included in next CPU)
VirtualBox fixed: 4.0.36, 4.1.44, 4.2.36, 4.3.34, 5.0.10
http://hg.mozilla.org/projects/nspr/rev/c9c965b2b19c
http://hg.mozilla.org/projects/nspr/rev/bd8fb4498fa6
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2015-133/
Icedove, virtualbox(-ose)? have embedded copies of nspr.
Fixes impact macros PL_ARENA_ALLOCATE and PL_ARENA_GROW, other packages need to be recompiled:
jss (on wheezy/jessie) according to codesearch.debian.net

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