CVE-2016-1960

Published: 08 March 2016

Integer underflow in the nsHtml5TreeBuilder class in the HTML5 string parser in Mozilla Firefox before 45.0 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.7 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by leveraging mishandling of end tags, as demonstrated by incorrect SVG processing, aka ZDI-CAN-3545.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 8.8

Status

Package Release Status
firefox
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (45.0)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(45.0+build2-0ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was released [45.0+build2-0ubuntu0.14.04.1])
thunderbird
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (38.7)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (1:38.7.2+build1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was released [1:38.7.2+build1-0ubuntu0.14.04.1])