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Out-of-bounds Read

CVE-2017-7753

Severity High
Score 9.1/10

Summary

An out-of-bounds read occurs when applying style rules to pseudo-elements, such as ::first-line, using cached style data. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 52.3, Firefox ESR < 52.3, and Firefox < 55.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-125 - Out-of-Bounds Read

Out-of-bounds read is a vulnerability that allows access to memory beyond the authorized accessible location. Such a vulnerability compromises the confidentiality of the trusted environment in the application and enables an attacker to launch further attacks by leveraging the exposed information.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published