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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-2838

Heap-based buffer overflow in the nsBidi::BracketData::AddOpening function in Mozilla Firefox before 48.0 and Firefox ESR 45.x before 45.3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via directional content in an SVG document.
Publish Date : 2016-08-04 Last Update Date : 2017-08-15
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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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2016:1551: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20161551 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-2016-2838

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox 47.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 45.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 45.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 45.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 45.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 1
Mozilla Firefox Esr 4

- References For CVE-2016-2838
SECTRACK 1036508
REDHAT RHSA-2016:1551
BID 92261 Mozilla Firefox Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2016-12-12
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:2026
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:1964

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-2838

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