CVE-2016-2838

NameCVE-2016-2838
DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in the nsBidi::BracketData::AddOpening function in Mozilla Firefox before 48.0 and Firefox ESR 45.x before 45.3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via directional content in an SVG document.
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/mfsa2016-64/

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