CVE-2016-1952

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2016-03-08
Bugzilla:
1315566: CVE-2016-1952 Mozilla: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:38.7) (MFSA 2016-16)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the browser engine in Mozilla Firefox before 45.0 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.7 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-2016-1952 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 (thunderbird) RHSA-2016:0460 2016-03-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2016:0460 2016-03-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (thunderbird) RHSA-2016:0460 2016-03-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2016:0373 2016-03-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (firefox) RHSA-2016:0373 2016-03-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2016:0373 2016-03-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (thunderbird) RHSA-2016:0460 2016-03-16

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Bob Clary, Christoph Diehl, Christian Holler, Andrew McCreight, Daniel Holbert, Jesse Ruderman, and Randell Jesup as the original reporters.

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