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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-7828

A use-after-free vulnerability can occur when flushing and resizing layout because the "PressShell" object has been freed while still in use. This results in a potentially exploitable crash during these operations. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 57, Firefox ESR < 52.5, and Thunderbird < 52.5.
Publish Date : 2018-06-11 Last Update Date : 2018-08-02
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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)
CWE ID 416

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2017:3247: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20173247 unix
RHSA-2017:3372: thunderbird security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20173372 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-2017-7828

# 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 Desktop 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 7.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.5 * * * 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 Desktop 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 2

- References For CVE-2017-7828

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039803
SECTRACK 1039803
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101832
BID 101832 Mozilla Firefox Prior to 57 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2017-12-08
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3372
REDHAT RHSA-2017:3372
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3247
REDHAT RHSA-2017:3247
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/11/msg00018.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20171115 [SECURITY] [DLA 1172-1] firefox-esr security update
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/12/msg00001.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20171209 [SECURITY] [DLA 1199-1] thunderbird security update
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4035
DEBIAN DSA-4035
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4075
DEBIAN DSA-4075
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4061
DEBIAN DSA-4061
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1406750 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1412252 CONFIRM
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-25/ CONFIRM
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-24/ CONFIRM
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-26/ CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-7828

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


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