CVE-2016-1972

high
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Description

Race condition in libvpx in Mozilla Firefox before 45.0 on Windows might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors.

References

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

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

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-32.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/84220

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

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1218124

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-03-13

Updated: 2016-12-03

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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

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

Tenable Plugins

View all (8 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
802023Firefox < 45 Multiple VulnerabilitiesLog Correlation EngineWeb Clients
critical
91379GLSA-201605-06 : Mozilla Products: Multiple vulnerabilities (Logjam) (SLOTH)NessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical
9207Mozilla Firefox < 45.0 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorWeb Clients
high
89915openSUSE Security Update : Firefox (openSUSE-2016-334)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
89913openSUSE Security Update : MozillaFirefox / mozilla-nspr / mozilla-nss (openSUSE-2016-332)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
89875Firefox < 45 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
critical
89873Firefox < 45 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical
89765FreeBSD : mozilla -- multiple vulnerabilities (2225c5b4-1e5a-44fc-9920-b3201c384a15)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
critical