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CVE-2017-5419

Published: 07 March 2017

If a malicious site repeatedly triggers a modal authentication prompt, eventually the browser UI will become non-responsive, requiring shutdown through the operating system. This is a denial of service (DOS) attack. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 52 and Thunderbird < 52.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
firefox
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (52.0)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (52.0+build2-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was released [52.0+build2-0ubuntu0.14.04.1])