CVE-2016-1972

NameCVE-2016-1972
DescriptionRace condition in libvpx in Mozilla Firefox before 45.0 on Windows might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown 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)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libvpx (PTS)jessie (security), jessie1.3.0-3+deb8u1fixed
stretch (security), stretch1.6.1-3+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid1.7.0-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
iceweaselsource(unstable)(not affected)
libvpxsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- iceweasel <not-affected> (Windows-specific)
- libvpx <not-affected> (Windows-specific)

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