CVE-2017-7783

NameCVE-2017-7783
DescriptionIf a long user name is used in a username/password combination in a site URL (such as " http://UserName:Password@example.com"), the resulting modal prompt will hang in a non-responsive state or crash, causing a denial of service. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 55.
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)sid88.0.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)55.0-1

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