Mozilla Firefox < 50.0.2 nsSMILTimeContainer.cpp SVG Animation RCE

This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains a web browser that is affected by a
remote code execution vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Mozilla Firefox installed on the remote Windows host
is prior to 50.0.2. It is, therefore, affected by a use-after-free
error in dom/smil/nsSMILTimeContainer.cpp when handling SVG
animations. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this
issue, via a specially crafted web page, to deference already freed
memory, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Mozilla Firefox version 50.0.2 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 95475 ()

Bugtraq ID: 94591

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9079

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