CVE-2016-9074

NameCVE-2016-9074
DescriptionAn existing mitigation of timing side-channel attacks is insufficient in some circumstances. This issue is addressed in Network Security Services (NSS) 3.26.1. 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-752-1, DLA-759-1, DSA-3716-1, DSA-3730-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox-esr (PTS)jessie (security), jessie52.8.1esr-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch52.6.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)52.8.1esr-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, sid52.8.1esr-2fixed
icedove (PTS)jessie (security), jessie1:52.3.0-4~deb8u2fixed
stretch (security), stretch1:52.3.0-4~deb9u1fixed
nss (PTS)jessie (security), jessie2:3.26-1+debu8u3vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch2:3.26.2-1.1+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid2:3.37.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefox-esrsource(unstable)45.5.0esr-1
firefox-esrsourcejessie45.5.0esr-1~deb8u1DSA-3716-1
icedovesource(unstable)1:45.5.0-1
icedovesourcejessie1:45.5.1-1~deb8u1DSA-3730-1
icedovesourcewheezy1:45.5.1-1~deb7u1DLA-752-1
nsssource(unstable)2:3.26.2-1
nsssourcewheezy2:3.26-1+debu7u2DLA-759-1

Notes

[jessie] - nss <no-dsa> (Minor issue, can be fixed in point release or future DSA)
Fixed by (3_26_BRANCH): https://hg.mozilla.org/projects/nss/rev/d38536fcc726 (3.26.1)
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-90/#CVE-2016-9074

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