CVE-2016-9075

NameCVE-2016-9075
DescriptionAn issue where WebExtensions can use the mozAddonManager API to elevate privilege due to privileged pages being allowed in the permissions list. This allows a malicious extension to then install additional extensions without explicit user permission. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 50.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid120.0.1-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)buster91.12.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)115.5.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye102.15.0esr-1~deb11u1fixed
bullseye (security)115.5.0esr-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm102.15.1esr-1~deb12u1fixed
bookworm (security)115.5.0esr-1~deb12u1fixed
sid, trixie115.5.0esr-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)50.0-1
firefox-esrsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- firefox-esr <not-affected> (Does not affect Firefox 45 ESR release)

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