CVE-2017-5445

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2017-04-19
Bugzilla:
1443315: CVE-2017-5445 Mozilla: Uninitialized values used while parsing application/http-index-format content (MFSA 2017-11, MFSA 2017-12)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

A vulnerability while parsing "application/http-index-format" format content where uninitialized values are used to create an array. This could allow the reading of uninitialized memory into the arrays affected. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 52.1, Firefox ESR < 45.9, Firefox ESR < 52.1, and Firefox < 53.

Find out more about CVE-2017-5445 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 6.1
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Changed
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact None

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2017:1201 2017-05-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (firefox) RHSA-2017:1106 2017-04-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2017:1104 2017-04-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (thunderbird) RHSA-2017:1201 2017-05-08

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 firefox Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 thunderbird Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Chamal De Silva as the original reporter.

External References

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