CVE-2017-5455

NameCVE-2017-5455
DescriptionThe internal feed reader APIs that crossed the sandbox barrier allowed for a sandbox escape and escalation of privilege if combined with another vulnerability that resulted in remote code execution inside the sandboxed process. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 52.1 and Firefox < 53.
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 (PTS)sid68.0.1-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)52.0.1-1medium

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