CVE-2017-7757

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2017-06-14
Bugzilla:
1461259: CVE-2017-7757 Mozilla: Use-after-free in IndexedDB (MFSA 2017-16)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

A use-after-free vulnerability in IndexedDB when one of its objects is destroyed in memory while a method on it is still being executed. This results in a potentially exploitable crash. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 54, Firefox ESR < 52.2, and Thunderbird < 52.2.

Find out more about CVE-2017-7757 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 5.6
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
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 F. Alonso (revskills) as the original reporter.

External References

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