CVE-2017-5470

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2017-06-14
Bugzilla:
1461264: CVE-2017-5470 Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 54 and Firefox ESR 52.2 (MFSA 2017-16)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Memory safety bugs were reported in Firefox 53 and Firefox ESR 52.1. Some of these bugs showed evidence of memory corruption and we presume that with enough effort that some of these could be exploited to run arbitrary code. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 54, Firefox ESR < 52.2, and Thunderbird < 52.2.

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CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 7.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact Low

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2017:1561 2017-06-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (thunderbird) RHSA-2017:1561 2017-06-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2017:1440 2017-06-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (firefox) RHSA-2017:1440 2017-06-14

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Tyson Smith, Mats Palmgren, Philipp, Masayuki Nakano, Christian Holler, Andrew McCreight, Gary Kwong, André Bargull, Carsten Book, Jesse Schwartzentruber, Julian Hector, Marcia Knous, Ronald Crane, and Nils as the original reporters.

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