CVE-2016-1962

NameCVE-2016-1962
DescriptionUse-after-free vulnerability in the mozilla::DataChannelConnection::Close function in Mozilla Firefox before 45.0 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.7 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by leveraging mishandling of WebRTC data-channel connections.
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-3510-1, DSA-3520-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid61.0.1-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)jessie52.8.1esr-1~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)52.9.0esr-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch (security), stretch52.9.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, sid52.9.0esr-1fixed
icedove (PTS)jessie1:52.3.0-4~deb8u2fixed

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
icedovesource(unstable)38.7.0-1high
icedovesourcejessie38.7.0-1~deb8u1highDSA-3520-1
icedovesourcewheezy38.7.0-1~deb7u1highDSA-3520-1
iceweaselsource(unstable)(unfixed)high
iceweaselsourcejessie38.7.0esr-1~deb8u1highDSA-3510-1
iceweaselsourcewheezy38.7.0esr-1~deb7u1highDSA-3510-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-25/

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