CVE-2016-2839

NameCVE-2016-2839
DescriptionMozilla Firefox before 48.0 and Firefox ESR 45.x before 45.3 on Linux make cairo _cairo_surface_get_extents calls that do not properly interact with libav header allocation in FFmpeg 0.10, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted video.
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)(not affected)
firefox-esrsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- firefox <not-affected> (Uses gstreamer-ffmpeg/libav 1.0)
- firefox-esr <not-affected> (Uses gstreamer-ffmpeg/libav 1.0)
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-65/
Related patches https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/log?rev=Bug+1275339

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