CVE-2016-1956

Published on: 03/13/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:05 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Certain versions of Linux Kernel from Linux contain the following vulnerability:

Mozilla Firefox before 45.0 on Linux, when an Intel video driver is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption or stack memory corruption) by triggering use of a WebGL shader.

  • CVE-2016-1956 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.

CVSS3 Score: 6.5 - MEDIUM

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
NETWORK LOW NONE REQUIRED
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED NONE NONE HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 7.1 - HIGH

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
NONE NONE COMPLETE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
USN-2917-3: Firefox regressions | Ubuntu www.ubuntu.com
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URL Logo UBUNTU USN-2917-3
USN-2917-1: Firefox vulnerabilities | Ubuntu www.ubuntu.com
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URL Logo UBUNTU USN-2917-1
Mozilla Products: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201605-06) — Gentoo security security.gentoo.org
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URL Logo GENTOO GLSA-201605-06
[security-announce] openSUSE-SU-2016:0733-1: important: Security update lists.opensuse.org
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URL Logo SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:0733
Mozilla Firefox Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code, Spoof the Address Bar, Overwrite Files, and Deny Service - SecurityTracker www.securitytracker.com
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URL Logo SECTRACK 1035215
[security-announce] openSUSE-SU-2016:0731-1: important: Security update lists.opensuse.org
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URL Logo SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:0731
Linux video memory DOS with Intel drivers — Mozilla Vendor Advisory
www.mozilla.org
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URL Logo CONFIRM www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-19.html
[security-announce] openSUSE-SU-2016:1769-1: important: Security update lists.opensuse.org
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URL Logo SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:1769
USN-2917-2: Firefox regressions | Ubuntu www.ubuntu.com
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URL Logo UBUNTU USN-2917-2
[security-announce] openSUSE-SU-2016:1778-1: important: Security update lists.opensuse.org
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URL Logo SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:1778
Access Denied bugzilla.mozilla.org
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URL Logo CONFIRM bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1199923
[security-announce] openSUSE-SU-2016:1767-1: important: Security update lists.opensuse.org
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URL Logo SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:1767

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
LinuxLinux KernelAllAllAllAll
Operating
System
LinuxLinux KernelAllAllAllAll
ApplicationMozillaFirefoxAllAllAllAll
ApplicationNovellSuse Package Hub For Suse Linux Enterprise12AllAllAll
ApplicationNovellSuse Package Hub For Suse Linux Enterprise12AllAllAll
Operating
System
OpensuseLeap42.1AllAllAll
Operating
System
OpensuseLeap42.1AllAllAll
Operating
System
OpensuseOpensuse13.1AllAllAll
Operating
System
OpensuseOpensuse13.2AllAllAll
Operating
System
OpensuseOpensuse13.1AllAllAll
Operating
System
OpensuseOpensuse13.2AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_package_hub_for_suse_linux_enterprise:12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_package_hub_for_suse_linux_enterprise:12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:leap:42.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:leap:42.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:opensuse:13.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:opensuse:13.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:opensuse:13.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:opensuse:13.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: