DescriptionThe crypto.generateCRMFRequest method in Mozilla Firefox before 28.0 and SeaMonkey before 2.25 does not properly validate a certain key type, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via vectors that trigger generation of a key that supports the Elliptic Curve ec-dual-use algorithm.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
icedove (PTS)jessie1:52.3.0-4~deb8u2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
icedovesource(unstable)(not affected)
iceweaselsource(unstable)(not affected)


- iceweasel <not-affected> (Only affects Firefox 27)
- icedove <not-affected> (Only affects Firefox 27)

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