CVE-2016-9898

NameCVE-2016-9898
DescriptionUse-after-free resulting in potentially exploitable crash when manipulating DOM subtrees in the Editor. 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 (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid62.0.3-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)jessie52.8.1esr-1~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)52.9.0esr-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch52.9.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)60.2.2esr-1~deb9u1fixed
buster52.9.0esr-1fixed
sid60.2.2esr-1fixed
icedove (PTS)jessie1:52.3.0-4~deb8u2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)50.1.0-1high
firefox-esrsource(unstable)45.6.0esr-1high
firefox-esrsourcejessie45.6.0esr-1~deb8u1highDSA-3734-1
firefox-esrsourcewheezy45.6.0esr-1~deb7u1highDLA-743-1
icedovesource(unstable)1:45.6.0-2high
icedovesourcejessie1:45.6.0-1~deb8u1highDSA-3757-1
icedovesourcewheezy1:45.6.0-2~deb7u1highDLA-782-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-95/#CVE-2016-9898
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-96/#CVE-2016-9898

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