CVE-2016-1957

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-03-08
Bugzilla:
1315573: CVE-2016-1957 Mozilla: Memory leak in libstagefright when deleting an array during MP4 processing (MFSA 2016-20)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Memory leak in libstagefright in Mozilla Firefox before 45.0 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via an MPEG-4 file that triggers a delete operation on an array.

Find out more about CVE-2016-1957 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5.1
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
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 Jose Martinez and Romina Santillan as the original reporters.

External References

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