CVE-2016-9064

NameCVE-2016-9064
DescriptionAdd-on updates failed to verify that the add-on ID inside the signed package matched the ID of the add-on being updated. An attacker who could perform a man-in-the-middle attack on the user's connection to the update server and defeat the certificate pinning protection could provide a malicious signed add-on instead of a valid update. This vulnerability affects 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, DSA-3716-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid62.0-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)jessie52.8.1esr-1~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)52.9.0esr-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch52.9.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)60.2.0esr-1~deb9u2fixed
buster52.9.0esr-1fixed
sid60.2.0esr-1fixed

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

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