Bug 1443301 (CVE-2017-5429) - CVE-2017-5429 Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 53, Firefox ESR 45.9, and Firefox ESR 52.1 (MFSA 2017-11, MFSA 2017-12)
Summary: CVE-2017-5429 Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 53, Firefox ESR 45...
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2017-5429
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
urgent
urgent
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1437814
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Reported: 2017-04-19 05:42 UTC by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2019-06-08 21:55 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-05-12 06:04:08 UTC


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System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2017:1104 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: firefox security update 2017-04-20 12:21:32 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2017:1106 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: firefox security update 2017-04-21 04:49:25 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2017:1201 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: thunderbird security update 2017-05-08 10:45:45 UTC

Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2017-04-19 05:42:41 UTC
Mozilla developers and community members Christian Holler, Jon Coppeard, Marcia Knous, David Baron, Mats Palmgren, Ronald Crane, Bob Clary, and Chris Peterson reported memory safety bugs present in Firefox 52, Firefox ESR 45.8, and Firefox ESR 52. 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.


External Reference:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-11/#CVE-2017-5429


Acknowledgements:

Name: the Mozilla project

Comment 1 errata-xmlrpc 2017-04-20 08:22:07 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2017:1104 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1104

Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2017-04-21 00:50:12 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2017:1106 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1106

Comment 3 errata-xmlrpc 2017-05-08 06:46:59 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2017:1201 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1201


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