CVE-2017-5449

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2017-04-19
Bugzilla:
1443311: CVE-2017-5449 Mozilla: Crash during bidirectional unicode manipulation with animation (MFSA 2017-11, MFSA 2017-12)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

A possibly exploitable crash triggered during layout and manipulation of bidirectional unicode text in concert with CSS animations. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 52.1, Firefox ESR < 52.1, and Firefox < 53.

Find out more about CVE-2017-5449 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

Acknowledgements

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

External References

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