SecurityTracker.com
Keep Track of the Latest Vulnerabilities
with SecurityTracker!
    Home    |    View Topics    |    Search    |    Contact Us    |   

SecurityTracker
Archives


Try our Premium Alert Service
 
Sign Up
Sign Up for Your FREE Weekly SecurityTracker E-mail Alert Summary
Instant Alerts
Buy our Premium Vulnerability Notification Service to receive customized, instant alerts
Affiliates
Put SecurityTracker Vulnerability Alerts on Your Web Site -- It's Free!
Partners
Become a Partner and License Our Database or Notification Service





Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Firefox Flaws Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039954
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1039954
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-7843, CVE-2017-7844   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 5 2017
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 57.0.1
Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in Mozilla Firefox. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user in Private Browsing mode, will write data to IndexedDB that can be stored to persist across multiple private browsing mode sessions [CVE-2017-7843].

A remote user can create a specially crafted SVG image that, when loaded by the target user, will query user history and determine other pages a user has in their history [CVE-2017-7844]. Version 57 is affected.

Daniel Jackson and Konark reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (57.0.1).

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-27/

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-27/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Dec 5 2017 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Mozilla Firefox Flaws Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information on the Target System
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7.
Dec 6 2017 (CentOS Issues Fix) Mozilla Firefox Flaws Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information on the Target System
CentOS has issued a fix for CentOS 6 and 7.



 Source Message Contents



[Original Message Not Available for Viewing]


Go to the Top of This SecurityTracker Archive Page





Home   |    View Topics   |    Search   |    Contact Us

This web site uses cookies for web analytics. Learn More

Copyright 2018, SecurityGlobal.net LLC