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CVE-2017-5426 Detail

Current Description

On Linux, if the secure computing mode BPF (seccomp-bpf) filter is running when the Gecko Media Plugin sandbox is started, the sandbox fails to be applied and items that would run within the sandbox are run protected only by the running filter which is typically weak compared to the sandbox. Note: this issue only affects Linux. Other operating systems are not affected. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 52 and Thunderbird < 52.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96694 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037966 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1257361 Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-05/ Vendor Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-09/ Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-732 Incorrect Permission Assignment for Critical Resource NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox
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Up to (excluding)
52.0
Running on/with
 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:-
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird
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Up to (excluding)
52.0
Running on/with
 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:-
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-5426
NVD Published Date:
06/11/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019