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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-5257

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the browser engine in Mozilla Firefox before 49.0, Firefox ESR 45.x before 45.4 and Thunderbird < 45.4 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors.
Publish Date : 2016-09-22 Last Update Date : 2018-06-11
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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) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflowMemory corruption
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2016:1912: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20161912 unix
RHSA-2016:1985: thunderbird security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20161985 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-2016-5257

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox 48.0.2 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

GENTOO GLSA-201701-15
SECTRACK 1036852
BID 93049 Mozilla Firefox Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2017-01-25 CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2016:1912

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-5257

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