Attacker Value
Unknown
(1 user assessed)
Exploitability
Unknown
(1 user assessed)
User Interaction
None
Privileges Required
None
Attack Vector
Network
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CVE-2016-9079

Disclosure Date: June 11, 2018
Exploited in the Wild
Reported by gwillcox-r7
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Description

A use-after-free vulnerability in SVG Animation has been discovered. An exploit built on this vulnerability has been discovered in the wild targeting Firefox and Tor Browser users on Windows. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 50.0.2, Firefox ESR < 45.5.1, and Thunderbird < 45.5.1.

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Technical Analysis

Reported as exploited in the wild as part of Google’s 2020 0day vulnerability spreadsheet they made available at https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1lkNJ0uQwbeC1ZTRrxdtuPLCIl7mlUreoKfSIgajnSyY/edit#gid=1869060786. Original tweet announcing this spreadsheet with the 2020 findings can be found at https://twitter.com/maddiestone/status/1329837665378725888

General Information

Vendors

  • Mozilla

Products

  • Firefox,
  • Firefox ESR,
  • Thunderbird
Technical Analysis