CVE-2016-9063

NameCVE-2016-9063
DescriptionAn integer overflow during the parsing of XML using the Expat library. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 50.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
expat (PTS)buster, buster (security)2.2.6-2+deb10u4fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye2.2.10-2+deb11u3fixed
bookworm, sid2.4.8-1fixed
firefox (PTS)sid103.0.2-2fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)buster78.14.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)91.12.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye91.11.0esr-1~deb11u1fixed
bullseye (security)91.12.0esr-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm91.11.0esr-1fixed
sid102.1.0esr-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
expatsourcejessie2.1.0-6+deb8u4
expatsource(unstable)2.2.0-2
firefoxsource(unstable)50.0-1
firefox-esrsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- firefox-esr <not-affected> (Does not affect Firefox 45 ESR release)
[wheezy] - expat <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Expat upstream fix: https://github.com/libexpat/libexpat/commit/d4f735b88d9932bd5039df2335eefdd0723dbe20

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