CVE-2017-7824

NameCVE-2017-7824
DescriptionA buffer overflow occurs when drawing and validating elements with the ANGLE graphics library, used for WebGL content. This is due to an incorrect value being passed within the library during checks and results in a potentially exploitable crash. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 56, Firefox ESR < 52.4, and Thunderbird < 52.4.
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-1118-1, DLA-1153-1, DSA-3987-1, DSA-4014-1
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
thunderbird (PTS)jessie1:52.8.0-1~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)1:52.9.1-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch1:52.8.0-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)1:60.0-3~deb9u1fixed
buster1:52.9.1-1fixed
sid1:60.0-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)56.0-1high
firefox-esrsource(unstable)52.4.0esr-2high
firefox-esrsourcejessie52.4.0esr-1~deb8u1highDSA-3987-1
firefox-esrsourcestretch52.4.0esr-1~deb9u1highDSA-3987-1
firefox-esrsourcewheezy52.4.0esr-2~deb7u1highDLA-1118-1
thunderbirdsource(unstable)1:52.4.0-1high
thunderbirdsourcejessie1:52.4.0-1~deb8u1highDSA-4014-1
thunderbirdsourcestretch1:52.4.0-1~deb9u1highDSA-4014-1
thunderbirdsourcewheezy1:52.4.0-1~deb7u1highDLA-1153-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-21/#CVE-2017-7824
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-22/#CVE-2017-7824
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-23/#CVE-2017-7824

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