CVE-2017-5437

Source
Severity High
Remote Yes
Type Denial of service
Description
Three vulnerabilities were reported in the Libevent library that allow for out-of-bounds reads and denial of service (DoS) attacks: CVE-2016-10195, CVE-2016-10196, and CVE-2016-10197. These were fixed in the Libevent library and these changes were ported to Mozilla code in Firefox 53.
Group Package Affected Fixed Severity Status Ticket
AVG-249 firefox 52.0.2-1 53.0-1 Critical Fixed
Date Advisory Group Package Severity Description
21 Apr 2017 ASA-201704-6 AVG-249 firefox Critical multiple issues
References
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-10/#CVE-2017-5437
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1343453