CVE-2016-1960

NameCVE-2016-1960
DescriptionInteger underflow in the nsHtml5TreeBuilder class in the HTML5 string parser in Mozilla Firefox before 45.0 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.7 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by leveraging mishandling of end tags, as demonstrated by incorrect SVG processing, aka ZDI-CAN-3545.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3510-1, DSA-3520-1
NVD severitymedium (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
icedove (PTS)wheezy38.7.0-1~deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)1:52.3.0-4~deb7u2fixed
jessie1:45.8.0-3~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)1:52.3.0-4~deb8u2fixed
stretch (security), stretch1:52.3.0-4~deb9u1fixed
buster, sid1:52.3.0-4fixed
iceweasel (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)38.8.0esr-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie (security)38.8.0esr-1~deb8u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)45.0-1medium
firefox-esrsource(unstable)45.0esr-1medium
icedovesource(unstable)38.7.0-1medium
icedovesourcejessie38.7.0-1~deb8u1mediumDSA-3520-1
icedovesourcewheezy38.7.0-1~deb7u1mediumDSA-3520-1
iceweaselsource(unstable)(unfixed)medium
iceweaselsourcejessie38.7.0esr-1~deb8u1mediumDSA-3510-1
iceweaselsourcewheezy38.7.0esr-1~deb7u1mediumDSA-3510-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-23/

Search for package or bug name: Reporting problems