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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
(Ubuntu Issues Fix) Mozilla Firefox Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code, Spoof the Address Bar, Overwrite Files, and Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1035229
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1035229
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-1950, CVE-2016-1952, CVE-2016-1953, CVE-2016-1954, CVE-2016-1955, CVE-2016-1956, CVE-2016-1957, CVE-2016-1958, CVE-2016-1959, CVE-2016-1960, CVE-2016-1961, CVE-2016-1962, CVE-2016-1963, CVE-2016-1964, CVE-2016-1965, CVE-2016-1966, CVE-2016-1967, CVE-2016-1968, CVE-2016-1973, CVE-2016-1974, CVE-2016-1977, CVE-2016-2790, CVE-2016-2791, CVE-2016-2792, CVE-2016-2793, CVE-2016-2794, CVE-2016-2795, CVE-2016-2796, CVE-2016-2797, CVE-2016-2798, CVE-2016-2799, CVE-2016-2800, CVE-2016-2801, CVE-2016-2802   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 9 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of system information, Modification of user information, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 45.0
Description:   Multiple vulnerabilities were reported in Mozilla Firefox. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system. A remote user can modify files on the target system. A remote user can bypass same-origin restrictions on the target system. A remote user can spoof the address bar.

A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system [CVE-2016-1952, CVE-2016-1953].

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will overwrite files on the target user's system with a Content Security Policy (CSP) violation report [CVE-2016-1954].

A remote user may be able to obtain full path information for cross-origin iframe navigations in a CSP violatin report [CVE-2016-1955].

A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will perform certain WebGL operations in a canvas to consume excessive memory resources on the target user's system [CVE-2016-1956]. Certain Intel drivers on Linux are affected.

A remote user can create a specially crafted MPEG4 video file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory leak in the libstagefright library [CVE-2016-1957].

A remote user can spoof the address bar URL [CVE-2016-1958].

A remote user can trigger a flaw in the Clients API in Service Workers to cause an out-of-bounds read in ServiceWorkerManager and potentially execute arbitrary code [CVE-2016-1959].

A remote user can trigger a use-after-free memory error in the HTML5 string parser and potentially execute arbitrary code [CVE-2016-1960].

A remote user can trigger a use-after-free memory error in the SetBody function of HTMLDocument and potentially execute arbitrary code [CVE-2016-1961].

A remote user can trigger a use-after-free memory error when using multiple WebRTC data channel connections and potentially execute arbitrary code [CVE-2016-1962].

A local user can modify a file being read by FileReader to potentially execute arbitrary code [CVE-2016-1963].

A remote user can trigger a use-after-free memory error during XML transformation operations and potentially execute arbitrary code [CVE-2016-1964].

A remote user can spoof the address bar using location.protocol and history.back [CVE-2016-1965].

A remote user may be able to read cross-origin URLs [CVE-2016-1967].

A remote user can trigger a buffer overflow in the Brotli library and potentially execute arbitrary code [CVE-2016-1968].

A remote user can trigger a pointer dereference in the Netscape Plugin Application Programming Interface (NPAPI) plug-in and potentially execute arbitrary code [CVE-2016-1966].

A remote user can trigger memory errors in WebRTC and potentially execute arbitrary code [CVE-2016-1970, CVE-2016-1971, CVE-2016-1975, CVE-2016-1976, CVE-2016-1972].

A remote user can trigger a race condition in WebRTC in GetStaticInstance() and potentially execute arbitrary code [CVE-2016-1973].

A remote user can trigger an out-of-bounds memory read error in parsing unicode strings and potentially execute arbitrary code [CVE-2016-1974].

A remote user can create a specially crafted ASN.1 encoded certificate that, when parsed by the Network Security Services (NSS) library, will trigger a heap overflow and potentially execute arbitrary code [CVE-2016-1950].

A remote user can trigger a use-after-free memory error in the NSS libraries when processing DER-encoded keys [CVE-2016-1979].

A remote user can create a specially crafted graphite font that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a stack corruption, uninitialized memory, out-of-bounds read, or out-of-bounds write error and potentially execute arbitrary code [CVE-2016-1969, CVE-2016-1977, CVE-2016-2790, CVE-2016-2791, CVE-2016-2792, CVE-2016-2793, CVE-2016-2794, CVE-2016-2795, CVE-2016-2796, CVE-2016-2797, CVE-2016-2798, CVE-2016-2799, CVE-2016-2800, CVE-2016-2801, CVE-2016-2802].

Bob Clary, Christoph Diehl, Christian Holler, Andrew McCreight, Daniel Holbert, Jesse Ruderman, Randell Jesup, Carsten Book, Gian-Carlo Pascutto, Tyson Smith, Andrea Marchesini, Jukka Jylanki, Nicolas Golubovic, Muneaki Nishimura (nishimunea) of Recruit Technologies Co.,Ltd., Ucha Gobejishvili, Jose Martinez, Romina Santillan,
Abdulrahman Alqabandi, Looben Yang, ca0nguyen (via HP's Zero Day Initiative), lokihardt (via HP's Zero Day Initiative), Dominique Hazael-Massieux, Oriol, Nicolas Gregoire, Tsubasa Iinuma, Jordi Chancel, Luke Li, the Communications Electronics Security Group (UK) of the GCHQ, Ronald Crane, Francis Gabriel, Tim Taubert, Holger Fuhrmannek, and James Clawson reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can overwrite files on the target system.

A remote user can bypass same-origin restrictions on the target system.

A remote user can spoof the address bar.

Solution:   Ubuntu has issued a fix for CVE-2016-1950, CVE-2016-1952, CVE-2016-1953, CVE-2016-1954, CVE-2016-1955, CVE-2016-1956, CVE-2016-1957, CVE-2016-1958, CVE-2016-1959, CVE-2016-1960, CVE-2016-1961, CVE-2016-1962, CVE-2016-1963, CVE-2016-1964, CVE-2016-1965, CVE-2016-1966, CVE-2016-1967, CVE-2016-1968, CVE-2016-1973, CVE-2016-1974, CVE-2016-1977, CVE-2016-2790, CVE-2016-2791, CVE-2016-2792, CVE-2016-2793, CVE-2016-2794, CVE-2016-2795, CVE-2016-2796, CVE-2016-2797, CVE-2016-2798, CVE-2016-2799, CVE-2016-2800, CVE-2016-2801, and CVE-2016-2802.

The Ubuntu advisory is available at:

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2917-1

Vendor URL:  www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2917-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Ubuntu)
Underlying OS Comments:  12.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS, 15.10

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