Bug 1315774 (CVE-2016-1964)

Summary: CVE-2016-1964 Mozilla: Use-after-free during XML transformations (MFSA 2016-27)
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala <huzaifas>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2016-03-08 15:04:43 UTC
Security researcher Nicolas Grégoire used the Address Sanitizer to find a use-after-free during XML transformation operations. This results in a potentially exploitable crash triggerable by web content. 


External Reference:

https://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-27.html


Acknowledgements:

Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: Nicolas Grégoire

Comment 1 errata-xmlrpc 2016-03-09 05:12:37 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2016:0373 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0373.html

Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2016-03-16 17:37:29 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2016:0460 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0460.html