CVE-2016-2811

NameCVE-2016-2811
DescriptionUse-after-free vulnerability in the ServiceWorkerInfo class in the Service Worker subsystem in Mozilla Firefox before 46.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors related to the BeginReading method.
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
firefox (PTS)sid69.0-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)jessie52.8.1esr-1~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)60.9.0esr-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch60.7.1esr-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)60.9.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
buster60.8.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)60.9.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye60.8.0esr-1fixed
sid68.1.0esr-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)46.0-1medium
firefox-esrsource(unstable)(not affected)
iceweaselsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- iceweasel <not-affected> (Only Firefox 46)
- firefox-esr <not-affected> (Only Firefox 46)
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-42/

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