CVE-2019-11709

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2019-07-10
CWE:
CWE-120: Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow')
Bugzilla:
1728430: CVE-2019-11709 Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 68 and Firefox ESR 60.8

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla developers and community members reported memory safety bugs present in Firefox 67 and Firefox ESR 60.7. Some of these bugs showed evidence of memory corruption and we presume that with enough effort that some of these could be exploited to run arbitrary code. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 60.8, Firefox < 68, and Thunderbird < 60.8.

Find out more about CVE-2019-11709 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 8.8
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Andreea Pavel, Christian Holler, Honza Bambas, Jason Kratzer, and Jeff Gilbert as the original reporters.

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