CVE-2018-12406

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2018-12-11
Bugzilla:
1692732: CVE-2018-12406 firefox: memory safety bugs showing evidence of memory corruption leading to run arbitrary code

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Mozilla developers and community members reported memory safety bugs present in Firefox 63. 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 < 64.

Find out more about CVE-2018-12406 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This flaw did not affect the Firefox 60 ESR stream.

CVSS v3 metrics

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

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

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 firefox Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 firefox Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 firefox Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 firefox Not affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

External References

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