CVE Details

Release Date:2016-03-08


Heap-based buffer overflow in Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS)before 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.

See more information about CVE-2016-1950 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v2.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 6.8 Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network Attack Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None required Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial Availability Impact: Partial

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 5 (nss)ELSA-2016-03712016-03-09
Oracle Linux version 6 (nss-util)ELSA-2016-03702016-03-09
Oracle Linux version 7 (nss-util)ELSA-2016-03702016-03-09
Oracle VM version 3.2 (nss)OVMSA-2016-00662016-06-20
Oracle VM version 3.3 (nss-util)OVMSA-2016-00342016-03-09
Oracle VM version 3.4 (nss-util)OVMSA-2016-00342016-03-09

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