CVE-2016-5290

NameCVE-2016-5290
DescriptionMemory safety bugs were reported in Firefox 49 and Firefox ESR 45.4. Some of these bugs showed evidence of memory corruption and we presume that with enough effort that some of these could be exploited to run arbitrary code. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 45.5, Firefox ESR < 45.5, and Firefox < 50.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-730-1, DLA-752-1, DSA-3716-1, DSA-3730-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid123.0-1fixed
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)115.8.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye115.7.0esr-1~deb11u1fixed
bullseye (security)115.8.0esr-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm115.7.0esr-1~deb12u1fixed
bookworm (security)115.8.0esr-1~deb12u1fixed
sid, trixie115.8.0esr-1fixed
icedove (PTS)jessie1:52.3.0-4~deb8u2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)50.0-1
firefox-esrsourcewheezy45.5.1esr-1~deb7u1DLA-730-1
firefox-esrsourcejessie45.5.0esr-1~deb8u1DSA-3716-1
firefox-esrsource(unstable)45.5.0esr-1
icedovesourcewheezy1:45.5.1-1~deb7u1DLA-752-1
icedovesourcejessie1:45.5.1-1~deb8u1DSA-3730-1
icedovesource(unstable)1:45.5.0-1

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