Intrusion Prevention

Mozilla.Firefox.SVG.Animation.Use.After.Free

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Use After Free vulnerability in Mozilla Firefox.
The vulnerability is due to an error in the application when handling SVG Animation. A remote attacker may exploit this to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable systems via a crafted web page.

Affected Products

Mozilla Firefox 50.0.1 and the prior

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Refer to the vendor's website for suggested workaround.
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-92/

CVE References

CVE-2016-9079