Bug 1479226 (CVE-2017-7806) - CVE-2017-7806 Mozilla: Use-after-free in layer manager with SVG (MFSA 2017-18)
Summary: CVE-2017-7806 Mozilla: Use-after-free in layer manager with SVG (MFSA 2017-18)
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2017-7806
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1477026
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Reported: 2017-08-08 06:55 UTC by Doran Moppert
Modified: 2021-02-17 01:44 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-08-09 01:15:18 UTC


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Description Doran Moppert 2017-08-08 06:55:00 UTC
A use-after-free vulnerability when the layer manager is freed too early when rendering specific SVG content, resulting in a potentially exploitable crash.


External Reference:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-18/#CVE-2017-7806


Acknowledgements:

Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: Nils


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