CVE-2016-2830

NameCVE-2016-2830
DescriptionMozilla Firefox before 48.0 and Firefox ESR 45.x before 45.3 preserve the network connection used for favicon resource retrieval after the associated browser window is closed, which makes it easier for remote web servers to track users by observing network traffic from multiple IP addresses.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-585-1, DSA-3640-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid105.0.1-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)buster91.12.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)102.3.0esr-1~deb10u2fixed
bullseye91.13.0esr-1~deb11u1fixed
bullseye (security)102.3.0esr-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid102.3.0esr-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)48.0-1
firefox-esrsourcewheezy45.3.0esr-1~deb7u1DLA-585-1
firefox-esrsourcejessie45.3.0esr-1~deb8u1DSA-3640-1
firefox-esrsource(unstable)45.3.0esr-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-63/
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1342897

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