CVE-2016-1950

NameCVE-2016-1950
DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS) before 3.19.2.3 and 3.20.x and 3.21.x before 3.21.1, as used in Mozilla Firefox before 45.0 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.7, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted ASN.1 data in an X.509 certificate.
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-480-1, DSA-3510-1, DSA-3520-1, DSA-3688-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid71.0-2fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)jessie52.8.1esr-1~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)68.3.0esr-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch60.7.1esr-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)68.3.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
buster68.2.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)68.3.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye68.2.0esr-1fixed
sid68.3.0esr-1fixed
icedove (PTS)jessie1:52.3.0-4~deb8u2fixed
nss (PTS)jessie2:3.26-1+debu8u3fixed
jessie (security)2:3.26-1+debu8u9fixed
stretch (security), stretch2:3.26.2-1.1+deb9u1fixed
buster2:3.42.1-1+deb10u1fixed
buster (security)2:3.42.1-1+deb10u2fixed
bullseye2:3.45-1fixed
sid2:3.47.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)45.0-1
firefox-esrsource(unstable)45.0esr-1
icedovesource(unstable)38.7.0-1
icedovesourcejessie38.7.0-1~deb8u1DSA-3520-1
icedovesourcewheezy38.7.0-1~deb7u1DSA-3520-1
iceweaselsource(unstable)(unfixed)
iceweaselsourcejessie38.7.0esr-1~deb8u1DSA-3510-1
iceweaselsourcewheezy38.7.0esr-1~deb7u1DSA-3510-1
nsssource(unstable)2:3.23-1
nsssourcejessie2:3.26-1+debu8u1DSA-3688-1
nsssourcewheezy2:3.14.5-1+deb7u6DLA-480-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-35/
NSS fixed in 3.21.1

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