CVE-2016-5290

NameCVE-2016-5290
DescriptionMemory safety bugs were reported in Firefox 49 and Firefox ESR 45.4. Some of these bugs showed evidence of memory corruption and we presume that with enough effort that some of these could be exploited to run arbitrary code. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 45.5, Firefox ESR < 45.5, and Firefox < 50.
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-730-1, DLA-752-1, DSA-3716-1, DSA-3730-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid60.0.2-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)jessie52.5.0esr-1~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)52.8.1esr-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch52.6.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)52.8.1esr-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, sid52.8.1esr-2fixed
icedove (PTS)jessie1:45.8.0-3~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)1:52.3.0-4~deb8u2fixed
stretch (security), stretch1:52.3.0-4~deb9u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)50.0-1
firefox-esrsource(unstable)45.5.0esr-1
firefox-esrsourcejessie45.5.0esr-1~deb8u1DSA-3716-1
firefox-esrsourcewheezy45.5.1esr-1~deb7u1DLA-730-1
icedovesource(unstable)1:45.5.0-1
icedovesourcejessie1:45.5.1-1~deb8u1DSA-3730-1
icedovesourcewheezy1:45.5.1-1~deb7u1DLA-752-1

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