CVE-2016-9078

NameCVE-2016-9078
DescriptionRedirection from an HTTP connection to a "data:" URL assigns the referring site's origin to the "data:" URL in some circumstances. This can result in same-origin violations against a domain if it loads resources from malicious sites. Cross-origin setting of cookies has been demonstrated without the ability to read them. Note: This issue only affects Firefox 49 and 50. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 50.0.1.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid60.0.2-2fixed
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

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)50.0.2-1
firefox-esrsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- firefox-esr <not-affected> (Does not affect Firefox 45 ESR release)
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-91/

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