Bug 970889 (CVE-2016-1969)

Summary: VUL-0: CVE-2016-1969: MozillaFirefox: The setAttr function in Graphite 2 before 1.3.6, as used in Mozilla Firefoxbefore 45.0 and Firefox ...
Product: [Novell Products] SUSE Security Incidents Reporter: Victor Pereira <vpereira>
Component: IncidentsAssignee: Petr Cerny <pcerny>
Status: RESOLVED FIXED QA Contact: Security Team bot <security-team>
Severity: Normal    
Priority: P3 - Medium CC: smash_bz
Version: unspecified   
Target Milestone: ---   
Hardware: Other   
OS: Other   
URL: https://smash.suse.de/issue/163250/
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Bug Blocks: 969894    

Description Victor Pereira 2016-03-14 08:27:30 UTC
CVE-2016-1969

The setAttr function in Graphite 2 before 1.3.6, as used in Mozilla Firefox
before 45.0 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.6.1, allows remote attackers to cause
a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) or possibly have unspecified other
impact via a crafted Graphite smart font.

References:
http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2016-1969
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-38.html
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1242322
Comment 1 Swamp Workflow Management 2016-03-14 23:00:14 UTC
bugbot adjusting priority
Comment 2 Marcus Meissner 2016-03-22 08:20:25 UTC
released