CVE-2016-2806

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2016-04-26
Bugzilla:
1330270: CVE-2016-2806 Mozilla: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:46.0 / rv:45.1) (MFSA 2016-39)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the browser engine in Mozilla Firefox before 46.0 and Firefox ESR 45.x before 45.1 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2016-2806 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2016:0695 2016-04-26
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2016:0695 2016-04-26
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (firefox) RHSA-2016:0695 2016-04-26

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Gary Kwong, Christian Holler, Jesse Ruderman, Mats Palmgren, Carsten Book, Boris Zbarsky, David Bolter, and Randell Jesup as the original reporters.

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