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CVE-2016-5278 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the nsBMPEncoder::AddImageFrame function in Mozilla Firefox before 49.0, Firefox ESR 45.x before 45.4, and Thunderbird < 45.4 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted image data that is mishandled during the encoding of an image frame to an image.

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://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=1294677 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/

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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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-2016-5278
NVD Published Date:
09/22/2016
NVD Last Modified:
06/11/2018