Bug 1395099 (CVE-2016-9077) - CVE-2016-9077 Mozilla: Canvas filters allow feDisplacementMaps to be applied to cross-origin images, allowing timing attacks on them (MFSA 2016-89)
Summary: CVE-2016-9077 Mozilla: Canvas filters allow feDisplacementMaps to be applied ...
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2016-9077
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1392803
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2016-11-15 06:57 UTC by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2019-06-08 21:34 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-11-18 14:48:54 UTC


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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2016-11-15 06:57:17 UTC
Canvas allows the use of the feDisplacementMap filter on images loaded cross-origin. The rendering by the filter is variable depending on the input pixel, allowing for timing attacks when the images are loaded from third party locations.

External Reference:

https://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-89.html


Acknowledgements:

Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: Markus Stange

Statement:

This issue does not affect the version of firefox and thunderbird as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and 7.


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