Bug 1361979 (CVE-2016-5252)

Summary: CVE-2016-5252 Mozilla: Stack underflow during 2D graphics rendering (MFSA 2016-67)
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala <huzaifas>
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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2016-08-01 06:22:28 UTC
Georg Koppen of the Tor Project used the Address Sanitizer tool to discover a stack buffer underflow when calculating clipping regions in 2D graphics. This results in a potentially exploitable crash. 


External Reference:

https://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-67.html


Acknowledgements:

Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: Georg Koppen

Comment 1 errata-xmlrpc 2016-08-03 08:08:42 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

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

Via RHSA-2016:1551 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1551.html