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CVE-2016-1950 Detail

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS) before 3.19.2.3 and 3.20.x and 3.21.x before 3.21.1, as used in Mozilla Firefox before 45.0 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.7, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted ASN.1 data in an X.509 certificate.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/13/2016

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: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
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.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00000.html Mailing List
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00001.html Mailing List
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00002.html Mailing List
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00004.html Mailing List
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00027.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00029.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00031.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00050.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00068.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00093.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00016.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0495.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3510
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3520
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3688
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-35.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2017-3236622.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2016-2881722.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2017-3236626.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjan2016-2867209.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinjul2016-3090546.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/84223
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035215
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2917-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2917-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2917-3
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2924-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2934-1
https://bto.bluecoat.com/security-advisory/sa119
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1245528 Issue Tracking
https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Projects/NSS/NSS_3.19.2.3_release_notes Release Notes
https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Projects/NSS/NSS_3.21.1_release_notes Release Notes
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201605-06
https://support.apple.com/HT206166 Third Party Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT206167 Third Party Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT206168 Third Party Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT206169 Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
AND
OR
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.19.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.20.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:network_security_services:3.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
OR
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
44.0.2
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:oracle:linux:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:oracle:linux:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:oracle:linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:oracle:vm_server:3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
9.2.1
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
10.11.3
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:tvos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
9.1
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:watchos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.1

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:oracle:glassfish_server:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:oracle:iplanet_web_proxy_server:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:oracle:iplanet_web_server:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 5 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:oracle:linux:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:oracle:linux:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:oracle:linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 6 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:opensuse:13.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1950
NVD Published Date:
03/13/2016
NVD Last Modified:
03/08/2019