Bug 1433202 (CVE-2017-5428) - CVE-2017-5428 Mozilla: integer overflow in createImageBitmap() (MFSA 2017-08)
Summary: CVE-2017-5428 Mozilla: integer overflow in createImageBitmap() (MFSA 2017-08)
Alias: CVE-2017-5428
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1433204 1433205 1433206 1433207 1433208 1433819
Blocks: 1433210
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2017-03-17 04:27 UTC by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2021-02-25 21:03 UTC (History)
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A flaw was found in the processing of malformed web content. A web page containing malicious content could cause Firefox to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Firefox.
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Last Closed: 2017-03-17 22:32:09 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2017:0558 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: firefox security update 2017-03-18 02:03:33 UTC

Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2017-03-17 04:27:21 UTC
An integer overflow in <code>createImageBitmap()</code> reported through the Pwn2Own contest. The fix for this vulnerability disables the experimental <code>createImageBitmap</code> API. This function runs in the content sandbox, requiring  a second vulnerability to compromise a user's computer.

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Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: Chaitin Security Research Lab via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative

Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2017-03-17 22:03:52 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2017:0558 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0558.html

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