Use-after-free vulnerability in the WebRTC socket thread in Mozilla Firefox before 48.0 and Firefox ESR 45.x before 45.3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by leveraging incorrect free operations on DTLS objects during the shutdown of a WebRTC session.
Published 2016-08-05 01:59:14
Updated 2019-12-27 16:08:56
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Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-5258

2.55%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 90 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-5258

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.6
6.4
NIST
8.8
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-5258

  • Referencing memory after it has been freed can cause a program to crash, use unexpected values, or execute code.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-5258

Products affected by CVE-2016-5258

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