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MFSA2016-36 Thunderbird: Use-after-free during processing of DER encoded keys in NSS (CVE-2016-1979)

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MFSA2016-36 Thunderbird: Use-after-free during processing of DER encoded keys in NSS (CVE-2016-1979)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/13/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/15/2016
Modified
11/06/2017

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the PK11_ImportDERPrivateKeyInfoAndReturnKey function in Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS) before 3.21.1, as used in Mozilla Firefox before 45.0, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted key data with DER encoding.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-thunderbird-upgrade-38_8
  • mozilla-thunderbird-upgrade-45_0

References

  • mozilla-thunderbird-upgrade-38_8
  • mozilla-thunderbird-upgrade-45_0

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