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CVE-2016-5281 Detail

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the DOMSVGLength class in Mozilla Firefox before 49.0 and Firefox ESR 45.x before 45.4 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by leveraging improper interaction between JavaScript code and an SVG document.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/22/2016

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5281
Original release date:
09/22/2016
Last revised:
01/04/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
9.8 Critical
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
3.9
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1912.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2016:1912
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3674 External Source DEBIAN DSA-3674
http://www.geeknik.net/7gr1u98b9 Not Applicable External Source MISC http://www.geeknik.net/7gr1u98b9
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-85.html Release Notes; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-85.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2016-3090545.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2016-3090545.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93049 External Source BID 93049
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036852 External Source SECTRACK 1036852
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1284690 Issue Tracking; Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1284690
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-15 External Source GENTOO GLSA-201701-15

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