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CVE-2016-9072 Detail

Current Description

When a new Firefox profile is created on 64-bit Windows installations, the sandbox for 64-bit NPAPI plugins is not enabled by default. Note: This issue only affects 64-bit Windows. 32-bit Windows and other operating systems are unaffected. This vulnerability affects 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:H/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94337 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037298 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1300083 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2016-89/ Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-254 7PK - Security Features 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 (excluding)
50.0
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:*:*:*:*:*:*:x64:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-9072
NVD Published Date:
06/11/2018
NVD Last Modified:
08/01/2018