CVE-2017-16541

NameCVE-2017-16541
DescriptionTor Browser before 7.0.9 on macOS and Linux allows remote attackers to bypass the intended anonymity feature and discover a client IP address via vectors involving a crafted web site that leverages file:// mishandling in Firefox, aka TorMoil. NOTE: Tails is unaffected.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox-esr (PTS)jessie52.8.1esr-1~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)52.9.0esr-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch (security), stretch52.9.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
buster52.9.0esr-1fixed
sid60.1.0esr-3fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefox-esrsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- firefox-esr <not-affected> (Specific to Tor Browser)
https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/24052
https://blog.torproject.org/tor-browser-709-released

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