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MFSA2016-24 Firefox: Use-after-free in SetBody (CVE-2016-1961)

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MFSA2016-24 Firefox: Use-after-free in SetBody (CVE-2016-1961)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/08/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/10/2016
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the nsHTMLDocument::SetBody function in dom/html/nsHTMLDocument.cpp in Mozilla Firefox before 45.0 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.7 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by leveraging mishandling of a root element, aka ZDI-CAN-3574.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-esr-upgrade-38_7
  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-45_0

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