CVE-2016-5284

NameCVE-2016-5284
DescriptionMozilla Firefox before 49.0, Firefox ESR 45.x before 45.4, and Thunderbird < 45.4 rely on unintended expiration dates for Preloaded Public Key Pinning, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof add-on updates by leveraging possession of an X.509 server certificate for addons.mozilla.org signed by an arbitrary built-in Certification Authority.
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)
ReferencesDLA-636-1, DSA-3674-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid81.0-2fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)stretch68.10.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)68.12.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
buster68.10.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)68.12.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye68.11.0esr-1fixed
sid78.3.0esr-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)49.0-1
firefox-esrsourcewheezy45.4.0esr-1~deb7u1DLA-636-1
firefox-esrsourcejessie45.4.0esr-1~deb8u2DSA-3674-1
firefox-esrsource(unstable)45.4.0esr-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-86/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-87/

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