CVE-2016-9893

NameCVE-2016-9893
DescriptionMemory safety bugs were reported in Thunderbird 45.5. Some of these bugs showed evidence of memory corruption and we presume that with enough effort that some of these could be exploited to run arbitrary code. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 50.1, Firefox ESR < 45.6, and Thunderbird < 45.6.
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-743-1, DLA-782-1, DSA-3734-1, DSA-3757-1
NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid79.0-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)stretch68.10.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)68.11.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
buster68.10.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)68.11.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid68.11.0esr-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)50.1.0-1
firefox-esrsourcewheezy45.6.0esr-1~deb7u1DLA-743-1
firefox-esrsourcejessie45.6.0esr-1~deb8u1DSA-3734-1
firefox-esrsource(unstable)45.6.0esr-1
icedovesourcewheezy1:45.6.0-2~deb7u1DLA-782-1
icedovesourcejessie1:45.6.0-1~deb8u1DSA-3757-1
icedovesource(unstable)1:45.6.0-2

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-95/#CVE-2016-9893
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-96/#CVE-2016-9893

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