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 advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1007-1, DLA-991-1, DSA-3881-1, DSA-3918-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid105.0-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)buster91.12.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)102.3.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye91.13.0esr-1~deb11u1fixed
bullseye (security)102.3.0esr-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm102.2.0esr-1fixed
sid102.3.0esr-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)54.0-1
firefox-esrsourcewheezy52.2.0esr-1~deb7u1DLA-991-1
firefox-esrsourcejessie52.2.0esr-1~deb8u1DSA-3881-1
firefox-esrsourcestretch52.2.0esr-1~deb9u1DSA-3881-1
firefox-esrsource(unstable)52.2.0esr-1
icedovesourcewheezy1:52.2.1-1~deb7u1DLA-1007-1
icedovesourcejessie1:52.2.1-4~deb8u1DSA-3918-1
icedovesourcestretch1:52.2.1-4~deb9u1DSA-3918-1
icedovesource(unstable)1:52.2.0-1

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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