Bug 1513310 (CVE-2017-7828) - CVE-2017-7828 Mozilla: Use-after-free of PressShell while restyling layout (MFSA 2017-25)
Summary: CVE-2017-7828 Mozilla: Use-after-free of PressShell while restyling layout (M...
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2017-7828
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: 1511858
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-11-15 07:36 UTC by Doran Moppert
Modified: 2019-06-08 22:29 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2018-08-03 07:54:37 UTC


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System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2017:3247 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: firefox security update 2017-11-17 20:33:31 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2017:3372 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: thunderbird security update 2017-12-04 05:10:55 UTC

Description Doran Moppert 2017-11-15 07:36:35 UTC
A use-after-free vulnerability can occur when flushing and resizing layout because the PressShell object has been freed while still in use. This results in a potentially exploitable crash during these operations.


External Reference:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-25/#CVE-2017-7828

Comment 1 Doran Moppert 2017-11-15 07:36:40 UTC
Acknowledgments:

Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: Nils

Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2017-11-17 16:18:36 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2017:3247 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3247

Comment 3 errata-xmlrpc 2017-12-04 00:11:30 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2017:3372 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3372


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