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CVE-2016-5272 Detail

Current Description

The nsImageGeometryMixin class in Mozilla Firefox before 49.0, Firefox ESR 45.x before 45.4, and Thunderbird < 45.4 does not properly perform a cast of an unspecified variable during handling of INPUT elements, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted web site.

Source:  MITRE
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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 (V3.0 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://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1912.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3674
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-85.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2016-3090545.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93049
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036852
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1297934 Issue Tracking
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-15
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2016-86/
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2016-88/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Input Validation (CWE-20)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
48.0.2
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:45.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:45.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:45.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:45.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5272
NVD Published Date:
09/22/2016
NVD Last Modified:
06/11/2018