CVE-2018-17466

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2018-10-16
Bugzilla:
1640102: CVE-2018-17466 chromium-browser, firefox: Memory corruption in Angle

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Incorrect texture handling in Angle in Google Chrome prior to 70.0.3538.67 allowed a remote attacker to perform an out of bounds memory read via a crafted HTML page.

Find out more about CVE-2018-17466 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

In general, this flaw be exploited through email in the Thunderbird product because scripting is disabled when reading mail, but are potentially risks in browser or browser-like contexts.

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

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2019:0159 2019-01-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (thunderbird) RHSA-2019:0160 2019-01-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2018:3831 2018-12-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (firefox) RHSA-2018:3833 2018-12-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (chromium-browser) RHSA-2018:3004 2018-10-24

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 thunderbird Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 firefox Not affected

External References

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