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MFSA2016-34 Thunderbird: Out-of-bounds read in HTML parser following a failed allocation (CVE-2016-1974)

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MFSA2016-34 Thunderbird: Out-of-bounds read in HTML parser following a failed allocation (CVE-2016-1974)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/13/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/16/2016
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The nsScannerString::AppendUnicodeTo function in Mozilla Firefox before 45.0 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.7 does not verify that memory allocation succeeds, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via crafted Unicode data in an HTML, XML, or SVG document.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-thunderbird-upgrade-38_7
  • mozilla-thunderbird-upgrade-45_0

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