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CVE-2016-1979

Published: 13 March 2016

Use-after-free vulnerability in the PK11_ImportDERPrivateKeyInfoAndReturnKey function in Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS) before 3.21.1, as used in Mozilla Firefox before 45.0, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted key data with DER encoding.

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
fix was actually in 3.21, not in 3.21.1 as mentioned
Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 8.8

Status

Package Release Status
firefox
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist
(precise was released [44.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1])
trusty Does not exist
(trusty was released [44.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.14.04.1])
upstream
Released (44)
wily
Released (44.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.15.10.1)
xenial Not vulnerable
(45.0+build2-0ubuntu1)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(45.0+build2-0ubuntu1)
zesty Not vulnerable
(45.0+build2-0ubuntu1)
nss
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Not vulnerable
(2:3.21-0ubuntu0.12.04.2)
trusty Not vulnerable
(2:3.21-0ubuntu0.14.04.1)
upstream
Released (3.21)
wily Not vulnerable
(2:3.21-0ubuntu0.15.10.1)
xenial Not vulnerable
(2:3.21-1ubuntu3)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(2:3.21-1ubuntu3)
zesty Not vulnerable
(2:3.21-1ubuntu3)
Patches:
upstream: http://hg.mozilla.org/projects/nss/rev/7033b1193c94
thunderbird
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist
(precise was released [1:38.8.0+build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1])
trusty Does not exist
(trusty was released [1:38.8.0+build1-0ubuntu0.14.04.1])
upstream
Released (38.8.0)
wily
Released (1:38.8.0+build1-0ubuntu0.15.10.1)
xenial
Released (1:38.8.0+build1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
yakkety
Released (1:38.8.0+build1-0ubuntu1)
zesty
Released (1:38.8.0+build1-0ubuntu1)