CVE-2019-9796

NameCVE-2019-9796
DescriptionA use-after-free vulnerability can occur when the SMIL animation controller incorrectly registers with the refresh driver twice when only a single registration is expected. When a registration is later freed with the removal of the animation controller element, the refresh driver incorrectly leaves a dangling pointer to the driver's observer array. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 60.6, Firefox ESR < 60.6, and Firefox < 66.
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-1722-1, DLA-1743-1, DSA-4411-1, DSA-4420-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid69.0-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)jessie52.8.1esr-1~deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)60.9.0esr-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch60.7.1esr-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)60.9.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
buster60.8.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)60.9.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye60.8.0esr-1fixed
sid68.1.0esr-1fixed
thunderbird (PTS)jessie1:52.8.0-1~deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)1:60.9.0-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch1:60.8.0-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)1:60.9.0-1~deb9u1fixed
buster1:60.8.0-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)1:60.9.0-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid1:60.9.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)66.0-1high
firefox-esrsource(unstable)60.6.0esr-1high
firefox-esrsourcejessie60.6.0esr-1~deb8u1highDLA-1722-1
firefox-esrsourcestretch60.6.0esr-1~deb9u1highDSA-4411-1
thunderbirdsource(unstable)1:60.6.1-1high
thunderbirdsourcejessie1:60.6.1-1~deb8u1highDLA-1743-1
thunderbirdsourcestretch1:60.6.1-1~deb9u1highDSA-4420-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2019-08/#CVE-2019-9796
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2019-07/#CVE-2019-9796
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2019-11/#CVE-2019-9796

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