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(CentOS Issues Fix for Mozilla Thunderbird) Mozilla Firefox Use-After-Free Memory Error in SVG Animation Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037401
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1037401
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-9079   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 7 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Firefox. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. Mozilla Thunderbird is affected.

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 for Mozilla Thunderbird.

i386:
9e7bc8f128afaee0e7fa2157fb5528b7c231dbee4b4ba9d8c1fe36dba770ba00 thunderbird-45.5.1-1.el5.centos.i386.rpm

x86_64:
a7ed51f2b8ced4ca7d305c39fadcd4b0ecbb5c3807fe598657a2d28f2a19833c thunderbird-45.5.1-1.el5.centos.x86_64.rpm

Source:
81ff9f9d269e755f2b2752c77c250fed6664c31f90ef6d484c10f27dbf5b24a1 thunderbird-45.5.1-1.el5.centos.src.rpm

i386:
37159bf7a1c76a81bc07cadec1539bdb583e1a88c6c986045a3e03004da2171e thunderbird-45.5.1-1.el6.centos.i686.rpm

x86_64:
f8bf63fcd830956dda9c173b6d1a7c75a236ef62260c526c8011077e8ebc3860 thunderbird-45.5.1-1.el6.centos.x86_64.rpm

Source:
003db7819ee770c3a01940de0e0656a23fb0d2d992266ad1d9cb66bcadcbbb8c thunderbird-45.5.1-1.el6.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-2016:2850 Important CentOS 5 thunderbird Security Update


CentOS Errata and Security Advisory 2016:2850 Important

Upstream details at : https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2850.html

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

i386:
9e7bc8f128afaee0e7fa2157fb5528b7c231dbee4b4ba9d8c1fe36dba770ba00  thunderbird-45.5.1-1.el5.centos.i386.rpm

x86_64:
a7ed51f2b8ced4ca7d305c39fadcd4b0ecbb5c3807fe598657a2d28f2a19833c  thunderbird-45.5.1-1.el5.centos.x86_64.rpm

Source:
81ff9f9d269e755f2b2752c77c250fed6664c31f90ef6d484c10f27dbf5b24a1  thunderbird-45.5.1-1.el5.centos.src.rpm



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