Vulnerability Details

Mozilla Firefox Security Updates(mfsa_2017-10_2017-12)-MAC OS X

Published: 2017-04-20 05:23:42
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Summary:
This host is installed with Mozilla Firefox and is prone to multiple vulnerabilities.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
The multiple flaws exists due to, - An use-after-free in SMIL animation functions, - An use-after-free during transaction processing in the editor, - An uut-of-bounds write with malicious font in Graphite 2, - An Out-of-bounds write in Base64 encoding in NSS, - The buffer overflow in WebGL, - The origin confusion when reloading isolated data:text/html URL, - An use-after-free during focus handling, - An use-after-free in text input selection, - An use-after-free in frame selection, - An use-after-free in nsAutoPtr during XSLT processing, - An use-after-free in nsTArray Length() during XSLT processing, - An use-after-free in txExecutionState destructor during XSLT processing, - An use-after-free with selection during scroll events, - An use-after-free during style changes, - The memory corruption with accessibility and DOM manipulation, - The out-of-bounds write during BinHex decoding, - The buffer overflow while parsing application/http-index-format content, - An out-of-bounds read when HTTP/2 DATA frames are sent with incorrect data, - An out-of-bounds read during glyph processing, - An out-of-bounds read in ConvolvePixel, - An out-of-bounds write in ClearKeyDecryptor, - The vulnerabilities in Libevent library, - The sandbox escape allowing file system read access through file picker, - The sandbox escape through internal feed reader APIs, - The sandbox escape allowing local file system access, - The Potential Buffer overflow in flex-generated code, - An uninitialized values used while parsing application/http-index-format content, - The crash during bidirectional unicode manipulation with animation, - An addressbar spoofing using javascript: URI on Firefox for Android, - An addressbar spoofing with onblur event, - The DRBG flaw in NSS, - The memory corruption when drawing Skia content, - The addressbar spoofing during scrolling with editable content on Firefox for Android, - The HTML injection into RSS Reader feed preview page through TITLE element, - The drag and drop of javascript: URLs can allow for self-XSS, - An incorrect ownership model for Private Browsing information and - The memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 53 and Firefox ESR 52.1.

Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code, to delete arbitrary files by leveraging certain local file execution, to obtain sensitive information, and to cause a denial of service.

Affected Versions:
Mozilla Firefox version before 53.0 on MAC OS X.

Recommendations:
Upgrade to Mozilla Firefox version 53.0 or later.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Executable

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5433
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5435
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5436
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5461
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5459
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5466
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5434
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5432
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5460
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5438
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5439
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5440
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5441
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5442
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5464
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5443
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5444
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5446
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5447
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5465
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5448
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5437
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-1019
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5454
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5455
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5456
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5469
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-6354
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5445
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5449
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5450
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5451
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5462
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5463
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5467
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5452
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5453
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5458
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5468
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5430
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5429

References:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-10/
http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/all.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2017-04-20
Modified
2018-10-12
Category
General

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