An out of bounds read error occurs when parsing some HTTP digest authorization responses, resulting in information leakage through the reading of random memory containing matches to specifically set patterns. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 52 and Thunderbird < 52.
Published 2018-06-11 21:29:05
Updated 2018-08-07 17:50:04
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-5418

0.16%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 53 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-5418

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
10.0
2.9
NIST
5.3
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
3.9
1.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-5418

  • The product reads data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2017-5418

Products affected by CVE-2017-5418

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