CVE-2017-5418

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Description

An out of bounds read error occurs when parsing some HTTP digest authorization responses, resulting in information leakage through the reading of random memory containing matches to specifically set patterns. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 52 and Thunderbird < 52.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96692

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037966

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1338876

https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-05/

https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-09/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-06-11

Updated: 2018-08-07

Type: CWE-125

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

Impact Score: 1.4

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (7 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
100020openSUSE Security Update : MozillaThunderbird (openSUSE-2017-545)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
99121Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 16.10 : firefox regression (USN-3216-2)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
97747openSUSE Security Update : MozillaFirefox / mozilla-nss (openSUSE-2017-344)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
97639Mozilla Firefox < 52.0 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
critical
97637Mozilla Firefox < 52.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities (macOS)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical
97600Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 16.10 : firefox vulnerabilities (USN-3216-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
97592FreeBSD : mozilla -- multiple vulnerabilities (96eca031-1313-4daf-9be2-9d6e1c4f1eb5)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
critical