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CVE-2016-1974 Detail

Current Description

The nsScannerString::AppendUnicodeTo function in Mozilla Firefox before 45.0 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.7 does not verify that memory allocation succeeds, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via crafted Unicode data in an HTML, XML, or SVG document.

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/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/msg00089.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00091.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00093.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-07/msg00006.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-07/msg00007.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-07/msg00008.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3510
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3520
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-34.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjan2016-2867209.html Third Party 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
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2934-1
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1228103 Issue Tracking
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201605-06

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer 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
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 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)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
38.6.0

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)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:leap:42.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:opensuse:13.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:opensuse:13.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1974
NVD Published Date:
03/13/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018