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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
(Oracle Issues Fix for Oracle Linux) Mozilla Firefox Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Bypass Security Restrictions, Spoof URLs, Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information, and Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037700
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1037700
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-5373, CVE-2017-5375, CVE-2017-5378, CVE-2017-5380, CVE-2017-5386   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 26 2017
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of system information, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 51.0
Description:   Multiple vulnerabilities were reported in Mozilla Firefox. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. A remote user can gain elevated privileges. A remote user can bypass security controls on the target system. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system. A remote user can spoof URLs.

A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

A use-after-free memory error may occur in XSL when processing XSLT documents [CVE-2017-5376].

A memory corruption error may occur in Skia when using transforms to make gradients [CVE-2017-5377].

A use-after-free memory error may occur in Web Animations when interacting with cycle collection [CVE-2017-5379].

A use-after-free memory error may occur in processing SVG content [CVE-2017-5380].

A use-after-free memory error may occur in Media Decoder [CVE-2017-5396].

A remote user can exploit a proxy object thread reference flaw to potentially execute arbitrary code [CVE-2017-5392]. Android systems are affected.

Various memory corruption errors may occur [CVE-2017-5373, CVE-2017-5374].

A remote user can spoof URLs using certain unicode glyphs for alternative hyphens and quotes [CVE-2017-5383].

A remote user can spoof URLs [CVE-2017-5394, CVE-2017-5395]. Android systems are affected.

A remote user can can exploit a JIT code allocation flaw to bypass address space layout randomization (ASLR) and data execution prevention (DEP) security features [CVE-2017-5375].

A remote user can determine an object's address via shared hash codes [[CVE-2017-5378].

A remote user that can monitor the network may be able to view potentially sensitive information in JSON and HTTP headers sent to the target user's JSON viewer in Developer Tools [CVE-2017-5390].

A remote user can cause the Certificate Viewer to save an exported certificate to arbitrary filesystem locations [CVE-2017-5381].

A remote user can exploit a flaw in the feed preview feature for RSS feeds to view errors and exceptions generated by privileged content [CVE-2017-5382].

A remote user can exploit a Proxy Auto-Config bug to obtain potentially sensitive information [CVE-2017-5384].

The browser may ignore the referrer-policy response header in certain cases [CVE-2017-5385]. As a result, a remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information.

A specially crafted WebExtension script can invoke the 'data:' protocol to access data from pages loaded by other web extensions or gain elevated privileges [CVE-2017-5386].

A specially crafted 'about:' page can load privileged 'about:' pages to potentially gain elevated privileges [CVE-2017-5391].

A specially crafted extension can invoke mozAddonManager to install additional extensions [CVE-2017-5393].

A specially crafted CSP header can invoke the mozAddonManager API to install additional add-ons [CVE-2017-5389].

A remote user can invoke TRACK tag errors to determine if a specified file exists on the target system [CVE-2017-5387].

A remote user can use a STUN server in conjunction with a large number of webkitRTCPeerConnection objects to conduct denial of service attacks against other systems [CVE-2017-5388]. e10s systems are affected.

Andrew McCreight, Andre Bargull, Armin Razmjou, Atte Kettunen, Carsten Book, Chris Pearce, Christian Holler, Cullen Jennings, Esther Monchari, Filipe Gomes, Gary Kwong, Honza Bambas, Jan de Mooij, Jann Horn, Jerri Rice, Jordi Chancel, Julian Seward, Kris Maglione, Muneaki Nishimura, Mustafa Hasan, Nicolas Gregoire, Nicolas Pierron, Nils, Olli Pettay, Oriol, Paul Stone, Alex Chapman, Philipp, Randell Jesup, Rh0, Ronald Crane, Stuart Colville, Tom Schuster, and Tooru Fujisawa reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

A remote user can gain elevated privileges on the target system.

A remote user can bypass security controls on the target system.

A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

A remote user can spoof a URL.

Solution:   Oracle has issued a fix for CVE-2017-5373, CVE-2017-5375, CVE-2017-5378, CVE-2017-5380, and CVE-2017-5386.

The Oracle Linux advisory is available at:

http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2017-0190.html

Vendor URL:  linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2017-0190.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Boundary error, Input validation error, Resource error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Oracle)
Underlying OS Comments:  5, 6, 7

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Jan 25 2017 Mozilla Firefox Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Bypass Security Restrictions, Spoof URLs, Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information, and Execute Arbitrary Code



 Source Message Contents

Subject:  [El-errata] ELSA-2017-0190 Critical: Oracle Linux 7 firefox security update

Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2017-0190

http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2017-0190.html

The following updated rpms for Oracle Linux 7 have been uploaded to the 
Unbreakable Linux Network:

x86_64:
firefox-45.7.0-1.0.1.el7_3.i686.rpm
firefox-45.7.0-1.0.1.el7_3.x86_64.rpm


SRPMS:
http://oss.oracle.com/ol7/SRPMS-updates/firefox-45.7.0-1.0.1.el7_3.src.rpm



Description of changes:

[45.7.0-1.0.1]
- Add firefox-oracle-default-prefs.js and 
firefox-oracle-default-bookmarks.html
   and remove the corresponding Red Hat files

[45.7.0-1]
- Updated to 45.7.0 (B1)

[45.6.0-2]
- Enabled ffmpeg > 54.35.1 (rhbz#1330898, mozbz#1263665)


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