CVE-2016-1951

NameCVE-2016-1951
DescriptionMultiple integer overflows in io/prprf.c in Mozilla Netscape Portable Runtime (NSPR) before 4.12 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a long string to a PR_*printf function.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-513-1, DSA-3687-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid56.0-2fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)wheezy (security)52.4.0esr-2~deb7u1fixed
jessie45.9.0esr-1~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)52.4.0esr-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch (security), stretch52.4.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, sid52.4.0esr-2fixed
nspr (PTS)wheezy2:4.9.2-1+deb7u3vulnerable
wheezy (security)2:4.12-1+deb7u1fixed
jessie (security), jessie2:4.12-1+debu8u1fixed
stretch2:4.12-6fixed
buster, sid2:4.16-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)45.0-1high
firefox-esrsource(unstable)45.0esr-1high
nsprsource(unstable)2:4.12-1high
nsprsourcejessie2:4.12-1+debu8u1highDSA-3687-1
nsprsourcewheezy2:4.9.2-1+deb7u4highDLA-513-1

Notes

[jessie] - nspr <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1174015
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/mozilla.dev.tech.nspr/dV4MyMsg6jw
Upstream commit: https://hg.mozilla.org/projects/nspr/rev/96381e3aaae2

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