CVE-2017-5949

NameCVE-2017-5949
DescriptionJavaScriptCore in WebKit, as distributed in Safari Technology Preview Release 22, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based out-of-bounds write and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted JavaScript code that triggers access to red-zone memory locations, related to jit/ThunkGenerators.cpp, llint/LowLevelInterpreter32_64.asm, and llint/LowLevelInterpreter64.asm.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
webkitgtk (PTS)jessie2.4.9-1~deb8u1vulnerable
buster, sid, stretch2.4.11-3vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
webkitgtksource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

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