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MFSA2016-14 Firefox: Vulnerabilities in Graphite 2 (CVE-2016-1521)

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MFSA2016-14 Firefox: Vulnerabilities in Graphite 2 (CVE-2016-1521)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/12/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/07/2018
Modified
05/07/2018

Description

The directrun function in directmachine.cpp in Libgraphite in Graphite 2 1.2.4, as used in Mozilla Firefox before 43.0 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.6.1, does not validate a certain skip operation, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code, obtain sensitive information, or cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and application crash) via a crafted Graphite smart font.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-esr-upgrade-38_6_1

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