CVE-2016-1960

MEDIUM

Description

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.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00027.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00029.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00031.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00050.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00068.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00089.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00091.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00093.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-07/msg00006.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-07/msg00007.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-07/msg00008.html

http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3510

http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3520

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-23.html

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjan2016-2867209.html

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035215

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2917-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2917-2

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2917-3

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2934-1

http://zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-16-198/

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1246014

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201605-06

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/42484/

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/44294/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-03-13

Modified: 2018-10-30

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: HIGH