Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

Oracle Linux: (CVE-2017-5373) (Multiple Advisories): thunderbird security update

Back to Search

Oracle Linux: (CVE-2017-5373) (Multiple Advisories): thunderbird security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/24/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/26/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

Memory safety bugs were reported in Firefox 50.1 and Firefox ESR 45.6. Some of these bugs showed evidence of memory corruption and we presume that with enough effort that some of these could be exploited to run arbitrary code. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 45.7, Firefox ESR < 45.7, and Firefox < 51.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-firefox
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-thunderbird

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;