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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-7824

A buffer overflow occurs when drawing and validating elements with the ANGLE graphics library, used for WebGL content. This is due to an incorrect value being passed within the library during checks and results in a potentially exploitable crash. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 56, Firefox ESR < 52.4, and Thunderbird < 52.4.
Publish Date : 2018-06-11 Last Update Date : 2018-08-09
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Overflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2017:2831: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20172831 unix
RHSA-2017:2885: thunderbird security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20172885 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-2017-7824

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Firefox * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Thunderbird * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Aus 7.4 * * * 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 Eus 7.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Eus 7.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

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

- References For CVE-2017-7824

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039465
SECTRACK 1039465
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101053
BID 101053 Mozilla Firefox and Firefox ESR CVE-2017-7824 Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2017-10-11
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2831
REDHAT RHSA-2017:2831
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2885
REDHAT RHSA-2017:2885
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/11/msg00000.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20171101 [SECURITY] [DLA 1153-1] icedove/thunderbird security update
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201803-14
GENTOO GLSA-201803-14
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3987
DEBIAN DSA-3987
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1398381 CONFIRM
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4014
DEBIAN DSA-4014
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-22/ CONFIRM
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-21/ CONFIRM
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-23/ CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-7824

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


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