CVE-2017-5396

NameCVE-2017-5396
DescriptionA use-after-free vulnerability in the Media Decoder when working with media files when some events are fired after the media elements are freed from memory. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 45.7, Firefox ESR < 45.7, and Firefox < 51.
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)
ReferencesDLA-800-1, DLA-896-1, DSA-3771-1, DSA-3832-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid61.0.1-1fixed
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
icedove (PTS)jessie1:52.3.0-4~deb8u2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)51.0-1high
firefox-esrsource(unstable)45.7.0esr-1high
firefox-esrsourcejessie45.7.0esr-1~deb8u1highDSA-3771-1
firefox-esrsourcewheezy45.7.0esr-1~deb7u1highDLA-800-1
icedovesource(unstable)1:45.7.1-1high
icedovesourcejessie1:45.8.0-3~deb8u1highDSA-3832-1
icedovesourcewheezy1:45.8.0-3~deb7u1highDLA-896-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-01/#CVE-2017-5396
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-02/#CVE-2017-5396
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-03/#CVE-2017-5396

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