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CVE-2016-1968 Detail

Current Description

Integer underflow in Brotli, as used in Mozilla Firefox before 45.0, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (buffer overflow) via crafted data with brotli compression.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00029.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00031.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-30.html Vendor Advisory
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
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1246742
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201605-06

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-189 Numeric Errors NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
44.0.2


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1968
NVD Published Date:
03/13/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/02/2016