Heap-based buffer overflow in the nsCaseTransformTextRunFactory::TransformString function in Mozilla Firefox before 49.0, Firefox ESR 45.x before 45.4, and Thunderbird < 45.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (boolean out-of-bounds write) or possibly have unspecified other impact via Unicode characters that are mishandled during text conversion.
Published 2016-09-22 22:59:04
Updated 2018-06-12 01:29:01
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Vulnerability category: OverflowMemory CorruptionDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-5270

4.40%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 92 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-5270

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
10.0
6.4
NIST
9.8
CRITICAL CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
3.9
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-5270

References for CVE-2016-5270

Products affected by CVE-2016-5270

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