CVE-2017-7781 Detail

Current Description

An error occurs in the elliptic curve point addition algorithm that uses mixed Jacobian-affine coordinates where it can yield a result "POINT_AT_INFINITY" when it should not. A man-in-the-middle attacker could use this to interfere with a connection, resulting in an attacked party computing an incorrect shared secret. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 55.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.9 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100383 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039124 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1352039 Exploit  Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2017-18/ Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-7781
NVD Published Date:
06/11/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019
Source:
Mozilla Corporation