Bug 1400376 (CVE-2016-9079)

Summary: CVE-2016-9079 Mozilla: Firefox SVG Animation Remote Code Execution (MFSA 2016-92)
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala <huzaifas>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: cschalle, gecko-bugs-nobody, jhorak, kostera, stransky
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A flaw was found in the processing of malformed web content. A web page containing malicious content could cause Firefox to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Firefox.
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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2016-12-01 02:43:47 UTC
A use-after-free vulnerability in SVG Animation has been discovered. An exploit built on this vulnerability has been discovered in the wild targeting Firefox and Tor Browser users on Windows.


External Reference:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-92/#CVE-2016-9079


Acknowledgements:

Name: the Mozilla project

Comment 1 errata-xmlrpc 2016-12-01 18:38:30 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

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

Via RHSA-2016:2843 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2843.html

Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2016-12-05 07:49:01 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

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

Via RHSA-2016:2850 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2850.html