Vulnerability Note VU#791496
Mozilla Firefox SVG animation nsSMILTimeContainer use-after-free vulnerability
Mozilla Firefox contains a use-after-free vulnerability in the SVG animation functionality, which may allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
Mozilla Firefox supports SVG animation through the use of SMIL. The nsSMILTimeContainer object contains a use-after-free vulnerability, which can allow arbitrary code execution.
Exploit code for this vulnerability is publicly available, which specifically targets the Tor Browser Bundle.
By convincing a use to view specially-crafted web content, a remote-unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code on an affected system.
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|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Mozilla||Affected||-||30 Nov 2016|
|Tor||Affected||-||30 Nov 2016|
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This document was written by Will Dormann.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2016-9079
- Date Public: 29 Nov 2016
- Date First Published: 30 Nov 2016
- Date Last Updated: 02 Dec 2016
- Document Revision: 14
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