CVE-2019-17005

NameCVE-2019-17005
DescriptionThe plain text serializer used a fixed-size array for the number of <ol> elements it could process; however it was possible to overflow the static-sized array leading to memory corruption and a potentially exploitable crash. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 68.3, Firefox ESR < 68.3, and Firefox < 71.
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-2029-1, DLA-2036-1, DSA-4580-1, DSA-4585-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid81.0-2fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)stretch68.10.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)68.12.0esr-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, buster (security)68.12.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid78.3.0esr-2fixed
thunderbird (PTS)stretch1:68.10.0-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)1:68.12.0-1~deb9u2fixed
buster, buster (security)1:68.12.0-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye1:68.12.0-1fixed
sid1:78.3.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)71.0-1
firefox-esrsourcejessie68.3.0esr-1~deb8u1DLA-2029-1
firefox-esrsourcestretch68.3.0esr-1~deb9u1DSA-4580-1
firefox-esrsourcebuster68.3.0esr-1~deb10u1DSA-4580-1
firefox-esrsource(unstable)68.3.0esr-1
thunderbirdsourcejessie1:68.3.0-2~deb8u1DLA-2036-1
thunderbirdsourcestretch1:68.3.0-2~deb9u1DSA-4585-1
thunderbirdsourcebuster1:68.3.0-2~deb10u1DSA-4585-1
thunderbirdsource(unstable)1:68.3.0-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2019-36/#CVE-2019-17005
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2019-37/#CVE-2019-17005
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2019-38/#CVE-2019-17005

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