CVE-2017-5422

NameCVE-2017-5422
DescriptionIf a malicious site uses the "view-source:" protocol in a series within a single hyperlink, it can trigger a non-exploitable browser crash when the hyperlink is selected. This was fixed by no longer making "view-source:" linkable. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 52 and Thunderbird < 52.
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

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid70.0.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)52.0-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-05/#CVE-2017-5422

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