Bug 1479213 (CVE-2017-7798) - CVE-2017-7798 Mozilla: XUL injection in the style editor in devtools (MFSA 2017-19)
Summary: CVE-2017-7798 Mozilla: XUL injection in the style editor in devtools (MFSA 20...
Alias: CVE-2017-7798
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: impact=critical,public=20170808,repor...
Keywords: Security
Depends On:
Blocks: 1477026
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2017-08-08 06:49 UTC by Doran Moppert
Modified: 2019-06-08 22:13 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2017-08-24 07:34:55 UTC

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External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2017:2456 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: firefox security update 2017-08-11 03:20:02 UTC

Description Doran Moppert 2017-08-08 06:49:43 UTC
The Developer Tools feature suffered from XUL injection vulnerability due to improper sanitization of the web page source code. In the worst case this could allow arbitrary code execution when opening a malicious page with the style editor tool.

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Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: Frederik Braun

Comment 1 errata-xmlrpc 2017-08-10 23:21:23 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2017:2456 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2456

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