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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-9898

Use-after-free resulting in potentially exploitable crash when manipulating DOM subtrees in the Editor. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 50.1, Firefox ESR < 45.6, and Thunderbird < 45.6.
Publish Date : 2018-06-11 Last Update Date : 2018-08-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 416

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2016:2946: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20162946 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-9898

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Firefox * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Thunderbird * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 7.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 7.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1
Mozilla Firefox 1
Mozilla Firefox Esr 1
Mozilla Thunderbird 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux 3
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 3
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 3
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 3
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 3

- References For CVE-2016-9898

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037461
SECTRACK 1037461
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94885
BID 94885 Mozilla Firefox MFSA2016-94 and MFSA2016-95 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2017-01-25
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3757
DEBIAN DSA-3757
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-15
GENTOO GLSA-201701-15
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1314442 CONFIRM
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2016-96/ CONFIRM
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2016-94/ CONFIRM
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2016-95/ CONFIRM
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2946.html
REDHAT RHSA-2016:2946

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-9898

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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