CVE-2017-7798

NameCVE-2017-7798
DescriptionThe Developer Tools feature suffers from a XUL injection vulnerability due to improper sanitization of the web page source code. In the worst case, this could allow arbitrary code execution when opening a malicious page with the style editor tool. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 52.3 and 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)
ReferencesDLA-1053-1, DSA-3928-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid62.0.2-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)jessie52.8.1esr-1~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)52.9.0esr-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch52.9.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)60.2.1esr-1~deb9u1fixed
buster52.9.0esr-1fixed
sid60.2.1esr-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)55.0-1medium
firefox-esrsource(unstable)52.3.0esr-1medium
firefox-esrsourcejessie52.3.0esr-1~deb8u2mediumDSA-3928-1
firefox-esrsourcestretch52.3.0esr-1~deb9u1mediumDSA-3928-1
firefox-esrsourcewheezy52.3.0esr-1~deb7u1mediumDLA-1053-1

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