CVE-2016-5291

NameCVE-2016-5291
DescriptionA same-origin policy bypass with local shortcut files to load arbitrary local content from disk. 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 severitymedium (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid62.0.2-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)jessie52.8.1esr-1~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)52.9.0esr-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch52.9.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)60.2.1esr-1~deb9u1fixed
buster52.9.0esr-1fixed
sid60.2.1esr-1fixed
icedove (PTS)jessie1:52.3.0-4~deb8u2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)50.0-1medium
firefox-esrsource(unstable)45.5.0esr-1medium
firefox-esrsourcejessie45.5.0esr-1~deb8u1mediumDSA-3716-1
firefox-esrsourcewheezy45.5.1esr-1~deb7u1mediumDLA-730-1
icedovesource(unstable)1:45.5.0-1medium
icedovesourcejessie1:45.5.1-1~deb8u1mediumDSA-3730-1
icedovesourcewheezy1:45.5.1-1~deb7u1mediumDLA-752-1

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