CVE-2017-5390

Source
Severity High
Remote Yes
Type Privilege escalation
Description
The JSON viewer in the Developer Tools in Firefox < 51 and Thunderbird < 45.7 uses insecure methods to create a communication channel for copying and viewing JSON or HTTP headers data, allowing for potential privilege escalation.
Group Package Affected Fixed Severity Status Ticket
AVG-158 thunderbird 45.6.0-1 45.7.0-1 Critical Fixed
AVG-157 firefox 50.1.0-1 51.0.1-1 Critical Fixed
Date Advisory Group Package Severity Description
29 Jan 2017 ASA-201701-40 AVG-158 thunderbird Critical multiple issues
29 Jan 2017 ASA-201701-39 AVG-157 firefox Critical multiple issues
References
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-01/#CVE-2017-5390
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1297361