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CVE-2016-9064 Detail

Current Description

Add-on updates failed to verify that the add-on ID inside the signed package matched the ID of the add-on being updated. An attacker who could perform a man-in-the-middle attack on the user's connection to the update server and defeat the certificate pinning protection could provide a malicious signed add-on instead of a valid update. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 45.5 and Firefox < 50.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/11/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.9 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.2


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2780.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94336 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037298 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1303418 Issue Tracking Patch
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-15 Third Party Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2016-89/ Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2016-90/ Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Certificate Validation (CWE-295)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
50.0
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
45.5.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-9064
NVD Published Date:
06/11/2018
NVD Last Modified:
08/01/2018