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(CentOS Issues Fix) Mozilla Firefox Use-After-Free Memory Error in SVG Animation Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037390
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1037390
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-9079   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 5 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 50.0.1; possibly earlier versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Firefox. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create specially crafted JavaScript that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a use-after-free memory error in SVG Animation and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

This vulnerability is being actively exploited against Firefox and the Tor Browser on Windows-based systems.

Exploit code is available at:

https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-talk/2016-November/042639.html

Obscured Team reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create JavaScript content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   CentOS has issued a fix.

i386:
4272182e4744591510d2a8f695c4514ba5cd48ea53d1f4b730fea917ced95046 firefox-45.5.1-1.el6.centos.i686.rpm

x86_64:
4272182e4744591510d2a8f695c4514ba5cd48ea53d1f4b730fea917ced95046 firefox-45.5.1-1.el6.centos.i686.rpm
ec698684b1a62b6e27173e7a025cb354ab2f0f7a2f5ff19d76e0f410b4e18575 firefox-45.5.1-1.el6.centos.x86_64.rpm

Source:
d174016bedb5dc9b22630ceb8f15eb3ba11c2114baf4a5ba87bdf9fd9a4dd53c firefox-45.5.1-1.el6.centos.src.rpm

i386:

428cdbe6535695b8770f32372f3d88f886beabec9ada487d0aca157816c5973e firefox-45.5.1-1.el5.centos.i386.rpm

x86_64:
428cdbe6535695b8770f32372f3d88f886beabec9ada487d0aca157816c5973e firefox-45.5.1-1.el5.centos.i386.rpm
c0eddc4d631809868c0409114c051170671a357eaa95a3b29a8642f8c65e5d42 firefox-45.5.1-1.el5.centos.x86_64.rpm

Source:
48ab00902da28957f5bb2ed54e684596d52c8fca825fbb24c19814786643fad4 firefox-45.5.1-1.el5.centos.src.rpm

Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (CentOS)
Underlying OS Comments:  5, 6

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Nov 30 2016 Mozilla Firefox Use-After-Free Memory Error in SVG Animation Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code



 Source Message Contents

Subject:  [CentOS-announce] CESA-2016:2843 Critical CentOS 5 firefox Security Update


CentOS Errata and Security Advisory 2016:2843 Critical

Upstream details at : https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2843.html

The following updated files have been uploaded and are currently 
syncing to the mirrors: ( sha256sum Filename ) 

i386:
428cdbe6535695b8770f32372f3d88f886beabec9ada487d0aca157816c5973e  firefox-45.5.1-1.el5.centos.i386.rpm

x86_64:
428cdbe6535695b8770f32372f3d88f886beabec9ada487d0aca157816c5973e  firefox-45.5.1-1.el5.centos.i386.rpm
c0eddc4d631809868c0409114c051170671a357eaa95a3b29a8642f8c65e5d42  firefox-45.5.1-1.el5.centos.x86_64.rpm

Source:
48ab00902da28957f5bb2ed54e684596d52c8fca825fbb24c19814786643fad4  firefox-45.5.1-1.el5.centos.src.rpm



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