CVE-2016-1950

NameCVE-2016-1950
DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS) before 3.19.2.3 and 3.20.x and 3.21.x before 3.21.1, as used in Mozilla Firefox before 45.0 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.7, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted ASN.1 data in an X.509 certificate.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-480-1, DSA-3510-1, DSA-3520-1, DSA-3688-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid125.0.2-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)jessie, jessie (lts)68.9.0esr-1~deb8u2fixed
stretch (security), stretch (lts), stretch91.11.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
buster91.12.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)115.10.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye115.7.0esr-1~deb11u1fixed
bullseye (security)115.10.0esr-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm115.7.0esr-1~deb12u1fixed
bookworm (security)115.10.0esr-1~deb12u1fixed
trixie115.8.0esr-1fixed
sid115.10.0esr-1fixed
icedove (PTS)jessie1:52.3.0-4~deb8u2fixed
nss (PTS)jessie, jessie (lts)2:3.26-1+debu8u18fixed
stretch (security)2:3.26.2-1.1+deb9u5fixed
stretch (lts), stretch2:3.26.2-1.1+deb9u7fixed
buster2:3.42.1-1+deb10u5fixed
buster (security)2:3.42.1-1+deb10u8fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye2:3.61-1+deb11u3fixed
bookworm2:3.87.1-1fixed
trixie, sid2:3.99-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)45.0-1
firefox-esrsource(unstable)45.0esr-1
icedovesourcewheezy38.7.0-1~deb7u1DSA-3520-1
icedovesourcejessie38.7.0-1~deb8u1DSA-3520-1
icedovesource(unstable)38.7.0-1
iceweaselsourcewheezy38.7.0esr-1~deb7u1DSA-3510-1
iceweaselsourcejessie38.7.0esr-1~deb8u1DSA-3510-1
iceweaselsource(unstable)(unfixed)
nsssourcewheezy2:3.14.5-1+deb7u6DLA-480-1
nsssourcejessie2:3.26-1+debu8u1DSA-3688-1
nsssource(unstable)2:3.23-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-35/
NSS fixed in 3.21.1

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