CVE-2019-17015

NameCVE-2019-17015
DescriptionDuring the initialization of a new content process, a pointer offset can be manipulated leading to memory corruption and a potentially exploitable crash in the parent process. *Note: this issue only occurs on Windows. Other operating systems are unaffected.*. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 68.4 and Firefox < 72.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
firefox (PTS)sid123.0-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)buster91.12.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)115.8.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye115.7.0esr-1~deb11u1fixed
bullseye (security)115.8.0esr-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm115.7.0esr-1~deb12u1fixed
bookworm (security)115.8.0esr-1~deb12u1fixed
trixie, sid115.8.0esr-1fixed
thunderbird (PTS)buster1:91.12.0-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)1:115.8.0-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye1:115.7.0-1~deb11u1fixed
bullseye (security)1:115.8.0-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm1:115.7.0-1~deb12u1fixed
bookworm (security)1:115.8.0-1~deb12u1fixed
trixie1:115.7.0-1fixed
sid1:115.8.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
firefoxsource(unstable)(not affected)
firefox-esrsource(unstable)(not affected)
thunderbirdsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- firefox <not-affected> (Windows-specific)
- firefox-esr <not-affected> (Windows-specific)
- thunderbird <not-affected> (Windows-specific)
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2020-01/#CVE-2019-17015
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2020-02/#CVE-2019-17015
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2020-04/#CVE-2019-17015

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