CVE-2016-2805

NameCVE-2016-2805
DescriptionUnspecified vulnerability in the browser engine in Mozilla Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-472-1, DSA-3559-1, DSA-3576-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid57.0.1-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)wheezy (security)52.5.2esr-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie (security), jessie52.5.0esr-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch52.5.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)52.5.2esr-1~deb9u1fixed
buster52.5.0esr-1fixed
sid52.5.2esr-1fixed
icedove (PTS)wheezy38.7.0-1~deb7u1vulnerable
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
sid1:52.3.0-4fixed
iceweasel (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)38.8.0esr-1~deb7u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)(not affected)
firefox-esrsource(unstable)(not affected)
icedovesource(unstable)1:45.1.0-1high
icedovesourcejessie38.8.0-1~deb8u1highDSA-3576-1
icedovesourcewheezy38.8.0-1~deb7u1highDLA-472-1
iceweaselsource(unstable)(unfixed)high
iceweaselsourcejessie38.8.0esr-1~deb8u1highDSA-3559-1
iceweaselsourcewheezy38.8.0esr-1~deb7u1highDSA-3559-1

Notes

- firefox-esr <not-affected> (Only affects Firefox ESR 38.x)
- firefox <not-affected> (Only affects Firefox ESR 38.x)
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-39/

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