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CVE-2017-7822

Published: 2 October 2017

The AES-GCM implementation in WebCrypto API accepts 0-length IV when it should require a length of 1 according to the NIST Special Publication 800-38D specification. This might allow for the authentication key to be determined in some instances. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 56.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 5.3

Status

Package Release Status
firefox
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful
Released (56.0+build6-0ubuntu1)
bionic
Released (56.0+build6-0ubuntu1)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was released [56.0+build6-0ubuntu0.14.04.1])
upstream
Released (56.0)
xenial
Released (56.0+build6-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
zesty
Released (56.0+build6-0ubuntu0.17.04.1)