Bug 1404358 (CVE-2016-9901) - CVE-2016-9901 Mozilla: Data from Pocket server improperly sanitized before execution (MFSA 2016-94, MFSA 2016-95)
Summary: CVE-2016-9901 Mozilla: Data from Pocket server improperly sanitized before ex...
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2016-9901
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: 1403856
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Reported: 2016-12-13 16:26 UTC by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:02 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-12-22 06:17:31 UTC


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System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2016:2946 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: firefox security update 2016-12-14 15:01:08 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2016:2973 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: thunderbird security update 2016-12-21 15:00:43 UTC

Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2016-12-13 16:26:08 UTC
HTML tags received from the Pocket server will be processed without sanitization and any JavaScript code executed will be run in the <code>about:pocket-saved</code> (unprivileged) page, giving it access to Pocket's messaging API through HTML injection.


External Reference:

https://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-95/#CVE-2016-9901


Acknowledgements:

Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: Wladimir Palant

Comment 1 errata-xmlrpc 2016-12-14 10:02:37 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-2016:2946 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2946.html

Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2016-12-21 10:01:32 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-2016:2973 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2973.html


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