CVE-2016-1950

NVD - CVE-2016-1950

CVE-2016-1950 Detail

Current Description

Heap-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.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00000.html Mailing List 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00001.html Mailing List 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00002.html Mailing List 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00004.html Mailing List 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00027.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00029.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00031.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00050.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00068.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00093.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00016.html Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0495.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3510
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3520
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3688
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-35.html Vendor Advisory 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2017-3236622.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2016-2881722.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2017-3236626.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjan2016-2867209.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinjul2016-3090546.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/84223
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035215
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2917-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2917-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2917-3
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2924-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2934-1
https://bto.bluecoat.com/security-advisory/sa119
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1245528 Issue Tracking 
https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Projects/NSS/NSS_3.19.2.3_release_notes Release Notes 
https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Projects/NSS/NSS_3.21.1_release_notes Release Notes 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201605-06
https://support.apple.com/HT206166 Third Party Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/HT206167 Third Party Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/HT206168 Third Party Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/HT206169 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1950
NVD Published Date:
03/13/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/27/2019
Source:
MITRE