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CVE-2016-9066 Detail

Current Description

A buffer overflow resulting in a potentially exploitable crash due to memory allocation issues when handling large amounts of incoming data. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 45.5, Firefox ESR < 45.5, and Firefox < 50.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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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=1299686 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-15 Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3730 Third Party Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2016-89/ Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2016-90/ Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2016-93/ Vendor Advisory

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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     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
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
45.5.0

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-9066
NVD Published Date:
06/11/2018
NVD Last Modified:
07/30/2018