CVE-2017-5470

NameCVE-2017-5470
DescriptionMemory safety bugs were reported in Firefox 53 and Firefox ESR 52.1. Some of these bugs showed evidence of memory corruption and we presume that with enough effort that some of these could be exploited to run arbitrary code. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 54, Firefox ESR < 52.2, and Thunderbird < 52.2.
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-1007-1, DLA-991-1, DSA-3881-1, DSA-3918-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid62.0-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)jessie52.8.1esr-1~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)52.9.0esr-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch52.9.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)60.2.0esr-1~deb9u2fixed
buster52.9.0esr-1fixed
sid60.2.0esr-1fixed
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)54.0-1high
firefox-esrsource(unstable)52.2.0esr-1high
firefox-esrsourcejessie52.2.0esr-1~deb8u1highDSA-3881-1
firefox-esrsourcestretch52.2.0esr-1~deb9u1highDSA-3881-1
firefox-esrsourcewheezy52.2.0esr-1~deb7u1highDLA-991-1
icedovesource(unstable)1:52.2.0-1high
icedovesourcejessie1:52.2.1-4~deb8u1highDSA-3918-1
icedovesourcestretch1:52.2.1-4~deb9u1highDSA-3918-1
icedovesourcewheezy1:52.2.1-1~deb7u1highDLA-1007-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-15/#CVE-2017-5470
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-16/#CVE-2017-5470
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-17/#CVE-2017-5470

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