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CVE-2016-1945 Detail

Description

The nsZipArchive function in Mozilla Firefox before 44.0 might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging incorrect use of a pointer during processing of a ZIP archive.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/31/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00002.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-10.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/81950
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034825
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2880-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2880-2
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1214782
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201605-06

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1945
NVD Published Date:
01/31/2016
NVD Last Modified:
09/09/2017