Bug 1400376 (CVE-2016-9079) - CVE-2016-9079 Mozilla: Firefox SVG Animation Remote Code Execution (MFSA 2016-92)
Summary: CVE-2016-9079 Mozilla: Firefox SVG Animation Remote Code Execution (MFSA 2016...
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2016-9079
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
urgent
urgent
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1399907
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2016-12-01 02:43 UTC by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:01 UTC (History)
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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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Last Closed: 2016-12-05 08:29:23 UTC


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System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2016:2843 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: firefox security update 2016-12-01 23:37:56 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2016:2850 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: thunderbird security update 2016-12-05 12:48:43 UTC

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


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