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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-5436

An out-of-bounds write in the Graphite 2 library triggered with a maliciously crafted Graphite font. This results in a potentially exploitable crash. This issue was fixed in the Graphite 2 library as well as Mozilla products. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 52.1, Firefox ESR < 45.9, Firefox ESR < 52.1, and Firefox < 53.
Publish Date : 2018-06-11 Last Update Date : 2018-08-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 787

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2017:1104: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20171104 unix
RHSA-2017:1106: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20171106 unix
RHSA-2017:1201: thunderbird security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20171201 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-5436

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Firefox * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 52.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Thunderbird * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 7.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 7.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application SIL Graphite2 - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1
Mozilla Firefox 1
Mozilla Firefox Esr 2
Mozilla Thunderbird 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 3
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 2
SIL Graphite2 1

- References For CVE-2017-5436

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/97940
BID 97940 Mozilla Firefox Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2017-06-02
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1104
REDHAT RHSA-2017:1104
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1106
REDHAT RHSA-2017:1106
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1201
REDHAT RHSA-2017:1201
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201706-25
GENTOO GLSA-201706-25
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038320
SECTRACK 1038320
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3831
DEBIAN DSA-3831
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-10/ CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1345461 CONFIRM
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-12/ CONFIRM
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-11/ CONFIRM
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-13/ CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-5436

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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