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Oracle Solaris 11: CVE-2017-7805: Vulnerability in Firefox, Thunderbird

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
4 (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) November 30, 2017 November 30, 2017 June 14, 2018

Description

During TLS 1.2 exchanges, handshake hashes are generated which point to a message buffer. This saved data is used for later messages but in some cases, the handshake transcript can exceed the space available in the current buffer, causing the allocation of a new buffer. This leaves a pointer pointing to the old, freed buffer, resulting in a use-after-free when handshake hashes are then calculated afterwards. This can result in a potentially exploitable crash. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 56, Firefox ESR < 52.4, and Thunderbird < 52.4.

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References

Solution

oracle-solaris-11-3-upgrade-mail-thunderbird-52-4-0-0-175-3-26-0-4-0

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