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CVE-2016-2821 Detail

Current Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the mozilla::dom::Element class in Mozilla Firefox before 47.0 and Firefox ESR 45.x before 45.2, when contenteditable mode is enabled, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) by triggering deletion of DOM elements that were created in the editor.

Source:  MITRE
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Evaluator Description

CWE-416: Use After Free

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/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/2016-06/msg00014.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00016.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00055.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3600
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-51.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinapr2016-2952096.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91075
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036057
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2993-1
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1217
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1271460

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other 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)
46.0.1

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:45.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:45.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 4 ( 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)

Configuration 5 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-2821
NVD Published Date:
06/13/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018