CVE-2023-5174

NameCVE-2023-5174
DescriptionIf Windows failed to duplicate a handle during process creation, the sandbox code may have inadvertently freed a pointer twice, resulting in a use-after-free and a potentially exploitable crash. *This bug only affects Firefox on Windows when run in non-standard configurations (such as using `runas`). Other operating systems are unaffected.* This vulnerability affects Firefox < 118, Firefox ESR < 115.3, and Thunderbird < 115.3.
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)sid127.0.1-1fixed
firefox-esr (PTS)buster91.12.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)115.12.0esr-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye115.7.0esr-1~deb11u1fixed
bullseye (security)115.12.0esr-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm115.7.0esr-1~deb12u1fixed
bookworm (security)115.12.0esr-1~deb12u1fixed
sid, trixie115.12.0esr-1fixed
thunderbird (PTS)buster1:91.12.0-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)1:115.12.0-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye1:115.7.0-1~deb11u1fixed
bullseye (security)1:115.12.0-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm1:115.7.0-1~deb12u1fixed
bookworm (security)1:115.12.0-1~deb12u1fixed
sid, trixie1:115.12.0-1fixed

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> (Only affects Firefox on Windows)
- firefox-esr <not-affected> (Only affects Firefox ESR on Windows)
- thunderbird <not-affected> (Only affects Thunderbird on Windows)
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2023-41/#CVE-2023-5174
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2023-42/#CVE-2023-5174
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2023-43/#CVE-2023-5174

Search for package or bug name: Reporting problems