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
NVD severityhigh

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)78.3.0esr-1~deb9u2fixed
buster68.12.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)78.3.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid78.3.0esr-2fixed

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

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

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