CVE-2017-7824

Published: 02 October 2017

A buffer overflow occurs when drawing and validating elements with the ANGLE graphics library, used for WebGL content. This is due to an incorrect value being passed within the library during checks and results in a potentially exploitable crash. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 56, Firefox ESR < 52.4, and Thunderbird < 52.4.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 9.8

Status

Package Release Status
firefox
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (56.0)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (56.0+build6-0ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (56.0+build6-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was released [56.0+build6-0ubuntu0.14.04.1])
thunderbird
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (52.4.0)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (1:52.4.0+build1-0ubuntu2)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (1:52.4.0+build1-0ubuntu0.16.04.2)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was released [1:52.4.0+build1-0ubuntu0.14.04.2])