Bug 1443331 (CVE-2017-5430) - CVE-2017-5430 Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 53 and Firefox ESR 52.1 (MFSA 2017-12)
Summary: CVE-2017-5430 Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 53 and Firefox ESR...
Alias: CVE-2017-5430
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1437814
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Reported: 2017-04-19 06:22 UTC by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2019-06-08 21:56 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-04-21 06:10:29 UTC

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Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2017:1106 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: firefox security update 2017-04-21 04:49:25 UTC

Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2017-04-19 06:22:14 UTC
Mozilla developers and community members Christian Holler, Jon Coppeard, Milan Sreckovic, Tyson Smith, Ronald Crane, Randell Jesup, Philipp, Tooru Fujisawa, and Kan-Ru Chen reported memory safety bugs present in Firefox 52 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.

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Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: Mozilla developers and community

Comment 1 errata-xmlrpc 2017-04-21 00:52:40 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

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