CVE-2017-7781

Priority
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.
Assigned-to
chrisccoulson
Notes
tyhicksmozjs38 contains a copy of the SpiderMonkey JavaScript engine
Package
Upstream:released (55.0)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was released [55.0.1+build2-0ubuntu0.14.04.2])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (55.0.1+build2-0ubuntu0.16.04.2)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (55.0.2+build1-0ubuntu4)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):released (55.0.2+build1-0ubuntu4)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):released (55.0.2+build1-0ubuntu4)
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):released (55.0.2+build1-0ubuntu4)
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):needs-triage
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
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Updated: 2019-12-05 19:49:47 UTC (commit 0aa5e7c87c8b55d2ec5c7f4ca1179cf75de91961)