Bug 1416279 (CVE-2017-5390)

Summary: CVE-2017-5390 Mozilla: Insecure communication methods in Developer Tools JSON viewer (MFSA 2017-02)
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala <huzaifas>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2017-01-25 06:40:54 UTC
The JSON viewer in the Developer Tools uses insecure methods to create a communication channel for copying and viewing JSON or HTTP headers data, allowing for potential privilege escalation.


External Reference:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-02/#CVE-2017-5390

Acknowledgements:

Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: Jerri Rice

Comment 1 errata-xmlrpc 2017-01-25 09:33:16 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2017:0190 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0190.html

Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2017-02-02 04:39:46 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2017:0238 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0238.html