CVE-2016-2837

NameCVE-2016-2837
DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in the ClearKey Content Decryption Module (CDM) in the Encrypted Media Extensions (EME) API in Mozilla Firefox before 48.0 and Firefox ESR 45.x before 45.3 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by providing a malformed video and leveraging a Gecko Media Plugin (GMP) sandbox bypass.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-585-1, DSA-3640-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid56.0-2fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)wheezy (security)52.4.0esr-2~deb7u1fixed
jessie45.9.0esr-1~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)52.4.0esr-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch (security), stretch52.4.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, sid52.4.0esr-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)48.0-1medium
firefox-esrsource(unstable)45.3.0esr-1medium
firefox-esrsourcejessie45.3.0esr-1~deb8u1mediumDSA-3640-1
firefox-esrsourcewheezy45.3.0esr-1~deb7u1mediumDLA-585-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-77/

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