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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-5284

Mozilla Firefox before 49.0, Firefox ESR 45.x before 45.4, and Thunderbird < 45.4 rely on unintended expiration dates for Preloaded Public Key Pinning, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof add-on updates by leveraging possession of an X.509 server certificate for addons.mozilla.org signed by an arbitrary built-in Certification Authority.
Publish Date : 2016-09-22 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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)
CWE ID 20

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2016:1912: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20161912 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-2016-5284

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox 45.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Firefox 48.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 45.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 45.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 45.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 45.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 45.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 2
Mozilla Firefox Esr 5

- References For CVE-2016-5284

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-15
GENTOO GLSA-201701-15
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93049
BID 93049 Mozilla Firefox Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2017-01-25
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036852
SECTRACK 1036852
https://blog.mozilla.org/security/2016/09/16/update-on-add-on-pinning-vulnerability/ CONFIRM
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1912.html
REDHAT RHSA-2016:1912
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2016-86/ CONFIRM
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2016-88/ CONFIRM
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2016-3090545.html CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1303127 CONFIRM
https://hackernoon.com/tor-browser-exposed-anti-privacy-implantation-at-mass-scale-bd68e9eb1e95
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-85.html CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3674
DEBIAN DSA-3674
http://seclists.org/dailydave/2016/q3/51
MLIST [dailydave] 20160915 Deep down the certificate pinning rabbit hole of "Tor Browser Exposed"

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-5284

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


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