CVE-2018-12392

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2018-10-23
CWE:
CWE-364
Bugzilla:
1642182: CVE-2018-12392 Mozilla: Crash with nested event loops

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

When manipulating user events in nested loops while opening a document through script, it is possible to trigger a potentially exploitable crash due to poor event handling. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 63, Firefox ESR < 60.3, and Thunderbird < 60.3.

Find out more about CVE-2018-12392 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 7.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2018:3531 2018-11-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (firefox) RHSA-2018:3005 2018-10-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2018:3006 2018-10-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (thunderbird) RHSA-2018:3532 2018-11-09

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Nils as the original reporter.

External References

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