Bug 1443303 (CVE-2017-5464) - CVE-2017-5464 Mozilla: Memory corruption with accessibility and DOM manipulation (MFSA 2017-11, MFSA 2017-12)
Summary: CVE-2017-5464 Mozilla: Memory corruption with accessibility and DOM manipulat...
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2017-5464
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
high
high
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1437814
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-04-19 05:43 UTC by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2019-06-08 21:55 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-05-12 06:04:14 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 05:43:48 UTC
During DOM manipulations of the accessibility tree through script, the DOM tree can become out of sync with the accessibility tree, leading to memory corruption and a potentially exploitable crash.
 
External Reference:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-11/#CVE-2017-5464


Acknowledgements:

Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: Nils

Comment 1 errata-xmlrpc 2017-04-20 08:22:13 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 00:50:19 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 06:47:06 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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