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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-9901

HTML tags received from the Pocket server will be processed without sanitization and any JavaScript code executed will be run in the "about:pocket-saved" (unprivileged) page, giving it access to Pocket's messaging API through HTML injection. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 45.6 and Firefox < 50.1.
Publish Date : 2018-06-11 Last Update Date : 2018-08-01
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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) Execute Code

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2016:2946: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20162946 unix
RHSA-2016:2973: thunderbird security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20162973 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-2016-9901

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Aus 7.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Aus 7.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Eus 7.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Eus 7.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Eus 7.5 * * * 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 Workstation 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

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

- References For CVE-2016-9901
REDHAT RHSA-2016:2946
BID 94885 Mozilla Firefox MFSA2016-94 and MFSA2016-95 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2017-01-25
REDHAT RHSA-2016:2973

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-9901

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

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